Although the most noticeable side effect--and a big reason why many women stop taking the pill--is an increased chance of becoming pregnant, other changes in your body can occur after you stop taking birth control. Luckily, most of the symptoms are mild and last only a few months as your system adjusts and resumes its own production of hormones. Here's what you can expect after you stop taking the pill.
So you've gone and injured yourself--again. If you're like most people, your medicine cabinet is full of bandages, gauze, tape, and various injury treatments that you probably don't even remember buying. Which to use? It might seem like it doesn't matter, but it does. By choosing the right one for every scratch and scrape, you can vastly increase your comfort and even speed your healing. And if none of these seem like enough to handle your injury, you might want to consider getting to a hospital.
We rounded up the most fashionable athleisure gift ideas for the girl who's always on the go. She'll slow down just long enough to thank you, though.
Ever catch a whiff of something that's not actually there? Our brains naturally retain scent memories, but sometimes these phantom smells, or phantosmia, can be signs of serious health problems.
We've got the perfect gift ideas for the camper, hiker, or climber in your life—all without sacrificing style or function.
If you're sexually active, it's good to have condoms on hand when you need them. Some people may keep condoms in their wallet or even in their shoe. Although you're making the smart choice in wanting to practice safe sex, you also need to be aware of the best and worst places to keep your condoms.
This year, flatter the new homeowner in your life with a darling gift. Nothing says, "Happy Holidays" quite like a polka-dotted tea kettle or a sparkly set of monogrammed champagne flutes. These are our top picks for the housewarming gifts that will make her welcome home so much sweeter.
Going to the gym while your on your period can be rough, but worrying about your tamponing leaking mid-workout just makes it worse. We asked the doctor if this is normal and if there's anything we can do to prevent it.