ADHD medication: Before starting there are a few things you should consider and discuss with your doctor or your child's doctor.

ADHD Medication: 7 Things to Keep in Mind Before Starting

Deciding to start treatment for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a big choice. Following a thorough ADHD diagnosis from your medical professional, treatment is likely the right choice. Most ADHD treatment plans include a combination of counseling, behavioral therapy, support (at home and school or work) and, of course, medication. Before starting ADHD medication, there […]

starting depression medication

Starting Depression Medication? Here’s What to Expect

Deciding to begin an antidepressant is an important decision to be made with your doctor or therapist. It is not a decision every individual makes easily. Starting depression medication, however, can give you the boost you need to overcome depression and to enjoy life again. If you decide to begin treating your depression with medication, this is what […]

6 Effective Ways to Remember the Birth Control Pill

Let’s face it, remembering the pill every day can be difficult. We’ve compiled a few tips & tricks to help you remember.

You Should Never Do These Things While On The Pill

You Should Never Do These Things While On The Pill

While on the pill there are things you should avoid to maintain contraceptive efficiency. 5 most important things to avoid: Starting late…

Birth control pill users often worry about possible side effects. What is the most common side effect? And what are the most common worries?

What Is The Most Common Birth Control Pill Side Effect?

The oral contraceptive pill is a highly effective method of birth control when taken at the same time every day. When taken perfectly (no occasional forgetfulness), only 0.3% of women experience an unintended pregnancy. However, like any medication, it too may come with side effects. We recently did two polls where we asked about the most common […]

Using an IUD – The Good And The Bad

There аrе many different forms of birth соntrоl. The mоѕt common ones being the ріll, condom, thе ѕhоt, аnd аlѕо the patch. Whіlе thеѕе аrе competent, іt might ѕоmеtіmеѕ bе сhаllеngіng tо rеmеmbеr using them appropriately. There is a birth control method which does not require constant remembering and care. Thе intrauterine device, most often […]

How To Deal With Depression – 11 Strategies

Depression affects roughly one third of individuals at some point in their lives. Extreme despair, feelings of hopelessness, insomnia, fatigue and isolation characterize depression. Although it is highly treatable, individuals experiencing depressive episodes often do not seek the care they need and continue suffering. Getting professional help and learning how to deal with depression can help you overcome […]

how blood pressure medication works

How Blood Pressure Medication Works

Your blood pressure reading describes the force with which blood exerts pressure on the walls of the veins and arteries in your body. High blood pressure (hypertension) puts sufferers at risk of serious health concerns including heart attack, stroke, heart failure, kidney failure, vision loss and more. If you are diagnosed with high blood pressure, […]

Do Birth Control Pills Cause Depression?

The birth control pill has been around for decades. During this time, there have been countless reports from women saying they’ve become depressed after starting on the pill. Do birth control pills cause depression?

7 Things To Cоnѕіdеr Before Going On Thе Pіll

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