Shaniqua Seth

Will Antibiotics Decrease the Effectiveness of My Birth Control Pill?

By Shaniqua Seth | Sep 1, 2016 | Comments Off on Will Antibiotics Decrease the Effectiveness of My Birth Control Pill?

Taking hormonal contraceptives with rifampicin reduces the contraceptive’s effectiveness, which could result in unintended pregnancy or breakthrough bleeding.

Tell Me More About Lichen Sclerosus

By Shaniqua Seth | Aug 25, 2016 | Comments Off on Tell Me More About Lichen Sclerosus

What should I know about treatment options for lichen sclerosus?

Health Advocates Issue One-Year Report Card on Addyi, the Female Libido Drug

By Shaniqua Seth | Aug 18, 2016 | Comments Off on Health Advocates Issue One-Year Report Card on Addyi, the Female Libido Drug

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Reconsidering Reclast

By Shaniqua Seth | Aug 11, 2016 | Comments Off on Reconsidering Reclast

Reclast is one of eight FDA approved bisphosphonates. Bisphosphonates are a type of drug commonly used for osteoporosis treatment and prevention.

What to Do About My Irregular Periods?

By Shaniqua Seth | Aug 4, 2016 | Comments Off on What to Do About My Irregular Periods?

Drugs, stress, eating disorders, weight, pregnancy, breastfeeding, and/or varying medical disorders can all factor into why irregular menstrual cycles occur and how long they will last. A regular menstrual cycle can signal that essential body parts are working normally.

Is Getting a Hysterectomy My Only Option for Treating Fibroids?

By Shaniqua Seth | Jul 7, 2016 | Comments Off on Is Getting a Hysterectomy My Only Option for Treating Fibroids?

Fibroids, or muscular tumors that grow in the uterine wall, are extremely common. Not all fibroids have to be removed and a hysterectomy is not your only option for treating them.

Plan B & Weight: Is It Still Right for Me?!

By Shaniqua Seth | May 24, 2016 | Comments Off on Plan B & Weight: Is It Still Right for Me?!

The condom broke. Or you missed a pill. As you learn about your options. you come across information that states Plan B doesn’t work for people who weigh more than 165 pounds. That’s because in 2011,  some studies indicated that…

NWHN Applauds FDA for New Evidence Based Label Demonstrating Continued Safety & Efficacy of Medication Abortion

By Shaniqua Seth | Apr 4, 2016 | Comments Off on NWHN Applauds FDA for New Evidence Based Label Demonstrating Continued Safety & Efficacy of Medication Abortion

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Flibanserin Approved… Women’s Health and Safety Ignored!

By Shaniqua Seth | Aug 19, 2015 | Comments Off on Flibanserin Approved… Women’s Health and Safety Ignored!

I’m disappointed and you should be too. Today, the Food & Drug Administration announced the approval of flibanserin, a proposed treatment for “hypoactive sexual desire disorder” in women. Since its founding, the National Women’s Health Network has ensured that the voices of women consumers are heard and respected. Today, clever marketing trumped decades worth of consumer protections that the Network has worked hard to secure and maintain.

Billboards, Women of Color, and Politics

By Shaniqua Seth | May 1, 2012 | Comments Off on Billboards, Women of Color, and Politics

Accentuated and airbrushed, often young and Caucasian, female body parts are displayed on billboards throughout the U.S. as a staple marketing technique to attract consumers’ attention and dollars.