A new method for improving your chances of getting pregnant has been floating around parenting and TTC (trying to conceive) blogs recently: using a menstrual cup.
Gynecologists interviewed about the differences between organic, reusable, and regular period products agree that the specific product usually doesn’t matter, but how it’s used does.
Endometriosis is a hormonal and immune system condition that can cause severe pain and infertility. During each menstrual cycle, tissue that lines the inside of the uterus builds up and sheds.
Many women may want to skip their periods using birth control for a number of reasons, such as travel, a busy week, painful menstruation, etc.
Painful periods, also known as dysmenorrhea, are the most commonly reported menstrual disorder.
Just before your period begins, the amount of estrogen in your body drops, triggering these migraines. Thankfully, there are a few different ways you can help to prevent and manage your migraines.
“I’m a 55-year-old woman that still has her period. I also have a history of fibroids. Currently, my period lasts 2-3 weeks in length and I struggle with low ferritin levels. I need to stop my period to successfully build my iron storage. For someone my age, would the birth control pill Lybrel be a suitable option for me?”
The National Women’s Health Network supports women who are interested in decreasing the frequency of their periods (menstrual cycle) or even stopping their periods entirely. This practice is called “menstrual suppression.”