Unprotected sex is common, whether it’s due to a missed pill, a condom split or just too many tequilas. In the moments after, you may be thinking “oh no” and start to panic about the potential of a pregnancy. If you have some Yasmin pill packets lying around, it’s tempting to wonder if these could […]
The Hana pill is a type of progestogen only pill. There are multiple different brands of progestogen only pill, and Hana is a brand that contains a progestogen called desogestrel. Hana works by stopping your body from releasing an egg from the ovary (ovulating) each month, thinning out the womb lining to prevent a fertilised […]
Drovelis, a new combined pill, has launched in the UK! Here’s everything you need to know about this new contraceptive pill…
Many contraceptive pill brands contain exactly the same hormonal ingredients as each other, but are simply branded with a different name. To make it easier to understand the differences, we put them into groups.
Despite more research being done than ever, our knowledge of the birth control pill is still lacking. Therefore, it’s no surprise that what happens when we come off the pill is even more unknown. Here, The Lowdown does its best to explain what could happen when you decide to come off the pill.
One of the most common side effects The Lowdown users report for all contraception methods are tender and/or enlarged breasts. Get the lowdown on what the evidence says about boobs their relationship to hormonal contraception
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).
A step by step guide to finding the contraceptive pill that could best work for you. Get the lowdown on symptoms and side effects including mood, skin, sex drive and headaches.
A detailed guide to the different brands of combined pill in the UK; from Cilest to Yasmin, and everything in-between.
If you love to pair a celebration with a drink or two, have you considered the effect of your favourite alcoholic tipple on your contraception? We spill the (Long Island iced) tea!