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Obamacare, medicare, and birth control

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? TLDR: Yes, Birth control pills, birth control patch, birth control ring, the IUD with hormone, injection, implant, can all help treat anemia. Iron-deficiency anemia is a common health condition that can range in severity from […]

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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. 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

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-dose birth control

Low Dose Birth Control

Medically reviewed by Sophia Yen, MD, MPH – Written by Pandia Health Editorial Team. Updated on May 26, 2021 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 […]

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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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