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Birth control
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  Contraception is the voluntary limiting of producing offspring by artificial methods. It is done to restrict the number of ...
Birth control pills (Oral Contraceptives)
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  Birth control pills (oral contraceptives) are a method of birth control that uses hormones to prevent pregnancy.
Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)
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  Mood swings, tender breasts, a swollen abdomen, food cravings, fatigue, irritability and depression. Women who experience some or ...
Sexual intercourse
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  Sexual intercourse is not merely a physical act with your partner. It is important that both of you are ready for it and enjoy it ...
Vasectomy
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  A vasectomy is a permanent method of birth control for males. In this method, the tubes that carry sperms from the testes to the ...

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Birth control pill not linked to heart attacks
The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism,February 2011
Contrary to earlier signs that women on the pill have a higher risk of heart disease, a recent review found no link between heart ...
 
Contraceptives lower ovarian cancer risk
Annals of Epidemiology, December 2010
Birth control pills have long been known to reduce the risk of ovarian cancer, but recent research suggests that any type of ...
 
Contraceptives boost social skills in women
Brain Research, August 2010
Contraceptive pills enhance the brain’s conversation hub and memory in women. The pill has the potential to increase the grey ...
 
Contraceptives less effective in overweight women
ANI
Some birth control methods, such as the pill, might be less effective in obese women, while others, such as those given using a ...
 
Birth control pills have no added health risks
British Medical Journal, March 2010
Women who take contraceptives can expect normal lives and are less likely to die from cancer or heart disease, a new study ...
 

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Questions & Answers
 
What are skin care recommendations for a kidney transplant patient?
Answer By: Dr Raj Kiran Medapalli - Sunday, June 26, 2011
  I am a 24 years old female and my both kidneys failed seven years back. After that I was on dialysis for one and half years after ...
Is pregnancy safe while on treatment for pulmonary tuberculosis?
Answer By: Dr Sanjay Bhattacharya - Wednesday, June 16, 2010
  I am a 27 years old female undergoing treatment of pulmonary tuberculosis, which continues for nine months. I have already ...
What should I do to avoid pregnancy?
Answer By: Prof Mini Sood - Friday, February 19, 2010
  I am a 28 years old married woman having an 8 years old daughter. I conceived two month back even after taking I-pill between 48 ...
Can excessive use of contraceptive pills affect fertility?
Answer By: Dr Chandra M Gulhati - Friday, November 27, 2009
  Do the chances of infertility or miscarriages increase on excessive use of contraceptive pill (I-pill)? I am a 25 years ...
Why do I have irregular periods?
Answer By: Prof Mini Sood - Tuesday, October 6, 2009
  I am 32 years old woman and have two children - 6 and 2 years old with normal delivery. After the birth of my second son my ...

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