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Birth Control Side Effects

Do You Need To Break Up With Your Birth Control?

The Huffington Post | Catherine Pearson | Posted 09.16.2015 | Women

In some ways, determining if your birth control method works for you seems pretty simple. Does it allow you to plan if and when you want to get pregn...

The Pill Could Be Altering The Structure Of Your Brain

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 04.09.2015 | Science

Birth control pills have some troubling possible side effects, including altering a woman's mood and even her choice of romantic partner. A new study ...

Infertility After Going Off The Pill Is A Myth. Here's What Really Happens

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 03.26.2015 | Healthy Living

The Question: What should I be prepared for when I go off the Pill? The IUD is rising in popularity and nearly one in three women is now discontin...

Why Women Shouldn't Have to Justify Their Choice of Birth Control

Jill Knapp | Posted 08.24.2014 | Women
Jill Knapp

On the fourth date, he had asked me a question. It seemed innocent enough at the time, so I answered him honestly. He asked me if I was on the birth control pill, and I told him that I wasn't.

Birth Control Is Great -- But It Almost Killed Me

Jamie Hergenrader | Posted 09.30.2013 | Women
Jamie Hergenrader

When my doctor agreed to see me immediately without an appointment, I should have known something was wrong.

Is Your Birth Control Diminishing Your Sex Drive?

Ricki Pollycove, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Ricki Pollycove, M.D.

Compounding the silent problem is the rarity of doctors even inquiring about women's sexual satisfaction as part of routine health care.

The Pill Makes Women Choose Bad Boyfriends: Study | Jeanna Bryner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Birth-control pills could screw up a woman's ability to sniff out a compatible mate, a new study finds. While several factors can send a woman swooni...