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Birth Control And Pregnancy

Medically reviewed by Sophia Yen, MD, MPH – Written by Pandia Health Editorial Team What You Need to Know About Birth Control and Pregnancy The average woman in the U.S. wants to have two children. To accomplish this goal, she spends only about 3 years of her life: pregnant, in the postpartum period, or attempting […]

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Family Planning: When to Stop Birth Control

Medically reviewed by Sophia Yen, MD, MPH – Written by Pandia Health Editorial Team. Updated on January 21, 2021 How does birth control relate to family planning? 97% of women of reproductive age in the U.S. will use a form of contraception at some point in their lives. Hormonal contraceptives (i.e. the pill, patch, ring, […]

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Obamacare, Medicare and Birth Control

Medically reviewed by Sophia Yen, MD, MPH – Written by Pandia Health Editorial Team What You Need to Know About the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare), Birth Control/Contraceptive Coverage Before Congress passed the Affordable Care Act (ACA), health insurance providers were not required to cover any form of birth control under U.S. law. At the […]

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insurance and birth control

Insurance and Birth Control

Medically reviewed by Sophia Yen, MD, MPH – Written by Pandia Health Editorial Team Will Insurance Pay for Birth Control? Before the Affordable Care Act (ACA), health insurance plans were not required to cover any forms of birth control. After Congress passed the ACA in 2010, insurance companies were required to cover all FDA approved […]

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anemia and birth control

Anemia and Birth Control

Medically reviewed by Sophia Yen, MD, MPH – Written by Pandia Health Editorial Team Can Hormonal Birth Control Treat Anemia?  Anemia is a common health condition that ranges in severity from mildly uncomfortable to severe and life-threatening. Studies show that 20% of US women suffer from anemia. The following article explores the relationship between anemia […]

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Managing Endometriosis With The Pill

Medically reviewed by Sophia Yen, MD, MPH – Written by Pandia Health Editorial Team Birth Control & Endometriosis The birth control pill is one of the most popular birth control methods in the United States. With typical use, it is 91% effective at preventing unwanted pregnancies. Additionally, the pill offers people with uteri an array […]

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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.     In June 2018, a wide range of birth control pills were discontinued by their […]

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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. Updated April 19, 2021 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 […]

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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?

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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