The Pill has been associated with health risks before, but it is more dangerous for overweight women due to the synthetic progestin (artificial progesterone) it contains.
AnnA Rushton | February 22, 2013 | 0 comments
Whether for contraception, menopause symptoms or to control heavy bleeding, women have been given artificial hormones for many years now. What is the price we have paid?
AnnA Rushton | November 30, 2012 | 0 comments
Birth control needs to be both effective and risk-free but modern methods rely on synthetic hormones such as progestins that mimic the effect of bioidentical natural progesterone, but that can have serious side effects.
Dame Dr Shirley Bond | May 25, 2012 | 0 comments
For women who have difficulty remembering to take contraception, or where it is not easily available, injectable contraception has been popular but new research shows it carries a terrible risk of HIV infection.
AnnA Rushton | October 13, 2011 | 0 comments
Teenagers starting to use oral contraception may be putting their long-term bone health at risk.
AnnA Rushton | August 1, 2011 | 0 comments
Dr. David Zava answers the commonly asked questions about natural progesterone and these forms of birth control.
Dr. David T. Zava PhD | June 1, 2011 | 1 comment
The UK’s Family Planning Association has welcomed new guidelines to simplify what to do if you miss a daily dose of your contraceptive pill.
AnnA Rushton | May 20, 2011 | 0 comments
The risk of Yaz and Yasmin blood clots is twice that of older birth control pills, according to data from a new study.
AnnA Rushton | April 25, 2011 | 2 comments
Oregon Health & Science University have found that the commonly held belief that oral contraceptives cause weight gain appears to be false.
AnnA Rushton | February 4, 2011 | 2 comments
A new alternative to the contraceptive pill that yet again creates hormone confusion.
AnnA Rushton | November 10, 2010 | 0 comments