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managing endometriosis with the pill

Managing Endometriosis With The Pill

Medically reviewed by Sophia Yen, MD, MPH – Written by Pandia Health Editorial Team How the Birth Control Pill and Birth Control Ring Can Help Manage Endometriosis The birth control pill is one of the most popular birth control methods in the United States. With typical use, the birth control pill is 91% effective at […]

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birth control pills taken off the market

Birth Control Pills Taken Off the Market aka Discontinued FAQs

Medically reviewed by Sophia Yen, MD, MPH – Written by Pandia Health Editorial Team Get FREE delivery of your birth control. Never run out of birth control on our watch! We carry ALL generic and name brand birth control. Many birth control pills were discontinued by the manufacturers in June 2018. Don’t worry! Pandia Health […]

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birth control and religion

Birth Control and Religion

Medically reviewed by Sophia Yen, MD, MPH – Written by Pandia Health Editorial Team Since the dawn of civilization, human beings have been trying to control their fertility through various means. In ancient Greece and Rome, women drank juices made from the Silphium plant to prevent pregnancy. Scholars speculate that the use of the plant […]

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myths about birth control

Myths About Birth Control

Medically reviewed by Sophia Yen, MD, MPH – Written by Pandia Health Editorial Team The Top 5 Myths About the Birth Control Pill Since the pill was first put on the market back in 1960, debates, controversy, and myths have abounded about its effects and how it works. In fact, the hormonal birth control pill […]

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does male birth control exist

Does Male Birth Control Exist?

Medically reviewed by Sophia Yen, MD, MPH – Written by Pandia Health Editorial Team Much has been said about the existence of female hormonal contraceptives. Although the pill and other hormonal birth control products have been available in the U.S. for more than fifty years, the pill is still met with much controversy and is […]

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low does birth control

Low Dose Birth Control

Medically reviewed by Sophia Yen, MD, MPH – Written by Pandia Health Editorial Team When people talk about the dose of birth control, they mean the amount of hormones or active ingredients it has. Back in the day, “low dose” birth control had a higher amount of hormones (50 to 110 micrograms of estrogen!). So, […]

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libido and birth control

Libido and Birth Control

  Medically reviewed by Sophia Yen, MD, MPH – Written by Pandia Health Editorial Team. Updated on January 4th, 2021 Birth Control & Your Sex Drive  Everyone deserves to have a healthy sex life! Yes, we said it!  While birth control has many health benefits, in some cases it may lead to decreased libido (a.k.a sex drive). […]

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hair loss and birth control

Hair Loss and Birth Control

Medically reviewed by Sophia Yen, MD, MPH – Written by Pandia Health Editorial Team. Updated on December 18, 2020 Get your birth control delivered to your mailbox by signing up for Pandia Health’s FREE delivery services. #PandiaPeaceOfMind Can Taking Hormonal Birth Control Cause or Prevent Hair Loss? TLDR: No, birth control does NOT cause hair […]

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uterine fibroids and birth control

Understanding Fibroids and Birth Control

Medically reviewed by Sophia Yen, MD, MPH – Written by Pandia Health Editorial Team. Updated on March 15, 2021 Understanding Uterine Fibroids and How Birth Control Can Treat Them Uterine fibroids, also known as leiomyomas, are benign growths that form on or inside the uterine walls. Fibroids in the vast majority of cases are non-cancerous […]

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birth control and lgbtq+ communities

Birth Control and the LGBTQ Communities

Medically reviewed by Sophia Yen, MD, MPH – Written by Pandia Health Editorial Team 99% of women of reproductive age in the United States use a contraceptive method. Although the majority of women in the U.S. use birth control to prevent an unwanted pregnancy, about 7% of women will use birth control exclusively for other […]

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