reproductive health

Take Ibuprofen Before Period Cramps Hit

Take Ibuprofen Before Period Cramps Hit

I’ve long known that NSAIDs like ibuprofen are supposed to be able to counteract period cramps, but they never seemed to work for me. It turns out I was using them wrong — they work best if you take them before the cramps ramp up.

How To Choose A Birth Control Option If You’re Worried About Side Effects

How To Choose A Birth Control Option If You’re Worried About Side Effects

Picking a birth control can seem scary, especially if you’re worried about the more extreme side effects. You may have heard the horror stories about the risks of organ perforation using intrauterine devices, or claims that birth control is linked to migraines. However, extreme side effects are rare, and usually…