3 things to do if you missed a birth control pill

3 things to do if you missed a birth control pill

Birth control pills can be great. Often they have positive side effects, like clearing up acne or making your period shorter and lighter. And - oh yeah - they help prevent unwanted pregnancy. However, you have to be diligent about taking your pill around the same time every day. But hey, things happen, no one is perfect, and sometimes we forget. What do you do if you forget to take a birth control pill? Here are the steps to follow!

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Best probiotics for women

Best probiotics for women

Recently there has been a lot of hype and some controversy about probiotics. So what are they? According to the International Scientific Association for Probiotics and Prebiotics, they are “live microorganisms that, when administered in adequate amounts, confer a health benefit to the host.” Microorganisms are not just yucky germs. They include some strains of bacteria that help our bodies function properly. We as humans have lots of microorganisms that live on and in our bodies.

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Clumpy discharge: 4 tips on how to avoid it!

Clumpy discharge: 4 tips on how to avoid it!

Vaginal discharge is fairly common among women—it tends to be caused by fluid and cells that are shed from your vagina. This natural process helps to protect the tissues of your vagina from infection and provide lubrication. The consistency of normal discharge varies depending on which phase of your menstrual cycle you are in. Often the discharge is whitish or clear and can be thin or sticky, all of which is normal. However, if the discharge is thin, grey, and starts to smell fishy you may have bacterial vaginosis. If it’s clumpy and white, or is accompanied by itching or pain, it may be a sign of a yeast infection. Follow these steps on how to avoid a clumpy discharge.

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