When starting thyroid medication it's important to remember, people respond differently to the treatment. Find out more on what to expect.

Thyroid Medication: Here’s What To Expect When Starting

Medication for hypothyroidism (underactive thyroid) aims to balance the amount of thyroid stimulating hormone (THS) inside your body and as a result, restore your body’s hormones and metabolism to normal levels. When starting thyroid medication, it’s important to remember that hypothyroidism, has no one-size-fits-all treatment plan. Determining the best medication for a patient and the right dose […]

Missed, Forgotten Or Late Birth Control Pill – Effects and Remedy?

The birth control pill is the most used means of women’s contraception. They are effective over 99 % of the time, but what should you do if you miss one. Or a few?

Pregnant On The Pill? Is it Possible?

Pregnant On The Pill? Is it Possible?

Is it possible to get pregnant on the pill? Yes. While there is not any method of birth control which is 100 percent guaranteed, oral contraceptives are one of the most effective ones available. In fact, when a woman correctly uses birth control pills which contain both progestin and estrogen, she has a near-100% probability […]

7 Things To Cоnѕіdеr Before Going On Thе Pіll

Thеrе аrе many dіffеrеnt forms оf bіrth control that can hеlр prevent рrеgnаnсу. Both men, аnd wоmеn саn uѕе dіffеrеnt forms оf bіrth соntrоl tо рrеvеnt fertilization frоm hарреnіng. The bіrth соntrоl ріll has become mоrе аnd mоrе popular bесаuѕе оf how еffесtіvе it has been рrоvеn tо be. The pill оffеrѕ one of the hіghеѕt […]

A birth control pill examination is needed before starting on contraceptives. Some tests are not crucial and can be postponed.

Birth Control Pill Examination: 6 Tests Your Doctor Will Carry Out

Birth control pills are not handed out like candy. You have to go through a birth control pill examination before your doctor can prescribe the contraceptives. Some of the prescribed tests are not crucial and can be postponed to a later date. The tests also vary based on age. Mandatory birth control pill examination These […]

When should you start the pill? We compared the methods: Quick Start, Sunday start, Fifth day start and First day start

When Should You Start the Pill? Determining The Best Time

Birth control has become a necessary stage in every woman’s life. Among all the birth control means, the pill has emerged on top due to its convenience and efficiency. Birth control is all about planning your family and personal life. This planning should start from the minute you decide to take that first birth control […]

How Women Use Birth Control Pills

Early this year we did a study in the US with 500 women using birth control pills. Here are some of the results in an infographic.

The Rise of Men’s Birth Control Pill

It seems that the world of men is about to experience a drastic change since the news for the alternatives of condoms has been fluttering around the world. Initially, it was just rumors. Then the research was confirmed and now at last, the lab guys are finally closing in on a new solution which would […]

Avoid these mistakes to make thyroid medication work best for you. We also list 5 best practices for how to take thyroid medication.

Hypothyroidism: How To Best Take Thyroid Medication

When starting hypothyroid treatment, your doctor should talk with you about how to take thyroid medication. Sticking with the following dos and don’ts will put you on the fast track to feeling better. How to Take Thyroid Medication: 5 Best Practices 1. Double Check the Pharmacist Although pharmacies must adhere to high standards, pharmacists still sometimes make […]

Pill reminders – Can they help you take your pills on time?

Pill reminders – Can they help you take your pills on time?

Forgot your pills again? Can pill reminders help? Learn about the different types of medication reminders and which is the most effective one.