If you are not currently satisfied with the way your method of birth control affects your body, you should discuss switching to a different type of birth control with your doctor. One of the alternative available to you is Depo Provera, more commonly known as the Depo shot or the shot. Here are three of the advantages that you'll experience by using this method of birth control.
#1 Depo Provera Only Contains Progesterone Not Estrogen
In some parts of the world, a woman's vagina is cut and sewn together to heal in such a way that she will no longer enjoy having sex. The good news is that procedures have been developed to reverse some of the damage that has been done to women who have undergone a female genital mutilation called type 3 infibulation. This type of infibulation is performed by cutting the majora labia (these are the lips surrounding the outer side of the vagina) and then suturing the lips together so the two sides of the majora labia heal together.
If you have reached midlife and are considering hormone replacement therapy to help you get through midlife changes, there are some concerns of which your doctor should make you aware. Issues erupt if your doctor discovers that you already have tumors or polyps growing on your endocrine glands. If that is the case, you will need to proceed with caution. Here is how you can proceed with hormonal replacement therapy (HRT) and not encourage tumor, polyp or nodule growths.
While most parents do not want to think that their teen daughters would be engaging in sexual activities, more parents today are realizing that this is a common occurrence. If you are a parent of a teen girl and want to help her protect herself during sexual activities, you may want to consider taking her to an OBGYN to discuss birth control options and methods for having safe sex. This topic can be embarrassing for parents and teens, but taking this step could prevent your daughter from developing a disease and getting pregnant.
If you are in your first trimester of pregnancy and you have been suffering quite a bit from nausea and/or vomiting, you will most likely want to take steps in alleviating these symptoms quickly. Up to 90% of women suffer from morning sickness while pregnant due to increased hormone activity. As your body adjusts to your pregnancy, you may feel some relief. In the interim, here are some ways you can try to feel a bit better.