Aug 30, 2011
Posted in Contraception

Herbs That Can React with Birth Control Pills

Herbs That Can React with Birth Control Pills
The following herbs can react with birth control pills and make them partially or completely ineffective. Chasteberry: Consuming chasteberry while on contraceptive pills might result in unintended pregnancy. The other name for this herb is vitex. The ingredients of vitex might affect the FSH and LH levels in a woman’s body, which in turn increase the production of progesterone. Excess production of progesterone makes women more fertile by encouraging ovulation. The other feature of chasteberry that might decrease the effects of contraceptive pills is its ability of working as phytoestrogen; phytoestrogens are compounds  [...]

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Jun 10, 2010
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Birth Control Options for Women Over 30 – Part III

Birth Control Options for Women Over 30 – Part III
Latex Condoms- Who is it suitable for? Females above forty years of age or more, non-monogamous and not yet menopausal are the ideal candidates for condoms. Disparate to other birth control options, a condom could offer protection from majority of the sexually transmitted diseases and HIV and is nearly ninety-eight percent efficient in pregnancy prevention when employed in the correct manner. It is a cost-effective, uncomplicated choice for those not having that hectic of a time in bed. Latex Condoms- For what types of women is it contraindicated? For females below forty years of age, a condom is not a totally fool-proof  [...]

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Jun 8, 2010
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Birth Control Options for Women Over 30 – Part II

Birth Control Options for Women Over 30 – Part II
Extended-cycle pill is one of the best birth control options for females who truly detest their menses. Extended-cycle pill - Who is it suitable for? In case one is suffering from acute premenstrual syndrome (PMS) or if menses are exacerbating an existent condition like low haemoglobin count or endometriosis then the extended cycle pill is the right choice. Seasonique, Seasonale are duo brand names which allows a woman to have merely 4 periods in a year’s time with three period-free month gaps. Lybrel brand would halt menses for a complete year however one has to remember taking the pill on a daily basis all through the  [...]

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Jun 7, 2010
Posted in Child Health, Contraception

Birth Control Options for Women Over 30 – Part I

Birth Control Options for Women Over 30 – Part I
Have you become increasingly dissatisfied with your current birth control?  Are the side-effects too bothersome or one is not able to have a razor-sharp memory for popping the pill. The issue is that going without any birth control options is not at all viable as despite getting old – approximately forty percent of conceptions in females in their forties are unintended. Here is a compilation of the widely chosen birth control options that would help you better figure out which best suits you. Combo Pill – Who is it suitable for? Combo pill is one of those birth control options that could be tried by nearly all  [...]

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