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Birth Control and Antibiotics

Medically reviewed by Sophia Yen, MD, MPH – Written by Pandia Health Editorial Team. Updated on December 13, 2019 Do Antibiotics Decrease Birth Control Pill Effectiveness? When used correctly, birth control pills have a 91% effectiveness rate. As the leading, most popular form of birth control, the pill is used by 28% of all women […]

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Everything You Need To Know About Birth Control Pills

Medically reviewed by Sophia Yen, MD, MPH – Written by Pandia Health Editorial Team Birth control pills were designed for women to prevent pregnancy, but there are many other uses that include regulating menstruation (your periods), balancing hormone levels, treating acne, and more. Most conversations about birth control pills usually focus on pregnancy prevention. And while birth […]

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Birth Control Throughout History

Medically reviewed by Sophia Yen, MD, MPH – Written by Pandia Health Editorial Team In this guide: Birth Control: A History What were the earliest forms of birth control? Were ancient forms of birth control dangerous? What superstitions and wives tales surrounded birth control before the modern era? The Modern Birth Control Movement When was […]

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When Should a Woman Start Birth Control?

Medically reviewed by Sophia Yen, MD, MPH – Written by Pandia Health Editorial Team When Should Women Start Taking Birth Control? When the birth control pill became widely available to U.S. women in the 1970s, it revolutionized their lives. For the first time in history, the average woman had the freedom and ability to pursue […]

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The Big Guide to the Pill

Medically reviewed by Sophia Yen, MD, MPH – Written by Pandia Health Editorial Team In this guide: What are birth control pills? How does someone take 28-day packs of birth control with the seven placebo pills? Is it safe to continuously take active birth control pills? What should someone do if they miss a dose? […]

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Flexible Spending Accounts

Medically reviewed by Sophia Yen, MD, MPH – Written by Pandia Health Editorial Team Don’t miss out on using FSA funds Dollars set aside for flexible spending accounts (FSA) expire at the end of each year at December 30, 11:59PM Eastern. Put your funds to good use by obtaining your prescription and birth control through […]

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