Are you interested in having fewer periods? It's possible with birth control pills. Find out how and get answers to common questions about using birth control pills to delay or prevent periods.
Traditional birth control pills are designed to mimic a natural menstrual cycle. A traditional pill pack contains 28 pills, but only 21 are active — containing hormones to suppress your fertility. The other seven pills are inactive. The bleeding that occurs during the week you take the inactive pills is withdrawal bleeding, which looks like a period. This is your body's response to stopping the hormones. If you skip the inactive pills and start a new pack of active pills right away, you won't have this withdrawal bleeding.Read the whole article
If you have asthma, you know that failing to take your medication on schedule can lead to worsening symptoms. It’s a common problem – as many as 70% of people with asthma have trouble keeping up with their drug routine, for a variety of reasons. But inhaler sensors, the latest trend in...Read More
As with adults, children who suffer with sleep apnea have periods during sleep when air does not flow easily into their lungs. This results in poor quality sleep and over time, if not treated, it can result in serious health problems. Sleep-disordered breathing is more common among African-American children and children who had...Read More
At Cooking Light, we think you should have treats in moderation (read: a fun-sized packet of Skittles or an occasional donut is totally fair game). But there’s something about Halloween that makes us want to binge eat anything with sugar and throw healthy eating completely out the window. The problem is that...Read More