Here we share the most common side effects of contraception to help you understand which method might be best for you.
Does the pill make you gain weight? Can your contraception cause weight loss? Find out below in our guide to every method of contraception and its effect on weight.
Most women experience fluctuations in their mood throughout the month; one week you’re feeling calm and in control, the next you’re crying over an episode of Antiques Roadshow (or maybe that’s just us).
Birth control can help or hinder your dreams of clear skin. Find out how each type of contraception affects acne – and the best way to treat it
From thrush and hormonal contraceptives to latex allergies and STIs, we give you the complete lowdown of the symptoms and causes of vaginal dryness, burning and itching.
Bleeding after sex either immediately or the next day can have many causes – some more serious than others. Read on to find out what these might be and when to see a doctor.
Experiencing anxiety and panic attacks can be unsettling, especially when they seem to come out of nowhere. Some people who use the contraceptive pill report feeling anxious or depressed – but is the pill actually responsible or could there be more going on?
Life can be draining as it is, but a lesser known side effect listed on hormonal contraception includes tiredness. We take a bleary eyed look at the evidence behind this.
There are loads of reasons you might want to take a breather from your contraception, but the question is: do you need to?
What is the menopause? What is perimenopause? And what’s that got to do with contraception?! Get the lowdown on using hormonal contraception during your 40’s and 50’s, and how it could help you through this change.