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Choosing the Best Birth Control Pill: Mirvala vs Alysena vs Lolo

The name sounds pretty simple — the pill — and yet with so many options it can be overwhelming to choose the right birth control for you.

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All You Need to Know About Acne

There are many reasons you can break out as an adult. Stress or changes in your hormone levels, like menopause or switching or stopping birth control pills, are two possibilities. Some medications, including lithium, anti-seizure drugs, and corticosteroids, can cause acne.

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When to Start Birth Control Pills

People have been taking the pill for decades. In fact, as of 2019, there are over 151 million people across the world who use it. As prevalent as it is, not everything is common knowledge when it comes to starting birth control pills.

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It’s Time to Stop Accepting the Barriers to Birth Control

Jumping through hoops just to get birth control has become so commonplace that we’ve come to blindly accept it. But when we step back, is birth control really something to hide? Is starting birth control somehow wrong? Of course not. ‍

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Herpes 101

Millions of people around the world have at least one form of herpes. Here's what you need to know.

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How To: Asking a Partner to Wear Protection

Talk to your partner about wearing condoms in effectively and skip the awkwardness.

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Can You Start Birth Control Pills on Your Period?

There's a lot of different information out there about when and how to start birth control. If you’ve been thinking about starting birth control, you need all the facts to make an informed decision about your health.

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What is Breakthrough Bleeding and When to Call Your Doctor?

Seeing blood in your underwear or the toilet when you’re not expecting to can be alarming, but it’s not always something to be worried about. Breakthrough bleeding is far more common than you might think, particularly during pregnancy or when using hormonal birth control.

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Stopping Birth Control? Let's Talk Side Effects

Knowing what to do, who to speak to and what comes next when you’re considering stopping birth control can feel like a confusing and overwhelming process, but we’re here to break down everything you need to know. Hint: it’s more straightforward than you think!

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How Antibiotics and Birth Control Pills Interact

Birth control pills are a popular form of contraception for good reason: they're easy to take, have been safely used for decades, and are highly effective when taken correctly. But what if your doctor prescribes you an antibiotic while you're on the pill?

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