The birth control patch is a small bandage that you stick on your skin. Once attached, it releases the hormones estrogen and progestin into your system. Find out if this method of preventing pregnancy is right for you.
Is weight gain inevitable at menopause? A women’s health specialist discusses what happens to your body during this time and how to prevent excessive weight gain.
Periods can be puzzling. Some people have two or three days of bleeding, while others see Aunt Flo for an entire week. And is it normal to have really light — or really heavy — bleeding each month? An Ob/Gyn explains.
It’s that time of the month, and with it come a few side effects you could do without like constipation, bloating, diarrhea… maybe even all of the above! Here’s how to manage period poops and other cycle-related stomach issues.
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Use our BMI calculator for women and learn the pros and cons of relying on BMI for women’s health, including how age and ethnicity can affect the results.
A tool to calculate your most fertile days, an ovulation calendar or schedule tracks your menstrual cycle. This can help take some of the guesswork out of trying to get pregnant.
If you’re breastfeeding, having a well-balanced diet is key for you and your baby’s health. Here’s the foods you should be eating.
It can be an uncomfortable feeling to have the sensation of needing to pee, but not being able to fully relieve your bladder. Find out why this happens to women and what you can do to ease the feeling.
Passing blood clots during your period can be alarming. Experts at Cleveland Clinic say it’s normal. But if you experience golf-ball-sized clots, it may be time to see a doctor.
It’s easy to stop taking most forms of birth control, but intrauterine devices are another story. One study found that only 1 in 5 women is able to successfully remove her own IUD; instead, you should make an appointment with a healthcare professional.