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Why IUDs Are Such a Popular Birth Control Option
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Why IUDs Are Such a Popular Birth Control Option

While intrauterine devices (IUD) have been available since the early 1900s, they’ve become a far more popular choice for birth control in the last 15 years. For example, in the 1990s, only 1.5% of women* used an IUD, and now 7.8% of American women use IUDs for birth control. In fact, since 2016, the insertion...

Endometriosis could be causing your painful periods
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Endometriosis could be causing your painful periods

Menstrual periods have been called the curse for centuries. So it’s no wonder than many women assume that painful cramping and heavy bleeding are a normal part of womanhood. However, if you have to change your tampon or pad more than once every hour for several consecutive hours or if your cramping is so severe...

Is It Sanitary to Pee in the Shower or Should You Stop Immediately?
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Is It Sanitary to Pee in the Shower or Should You Stop Immediately?

If you have a health issue like a urinary tract infection (UTI), that bacteria can also get into your pee. Read more about what David Kaufman, M.D., director of Central Park Urology, a division of Maiden Lane Medical and an assistant professor of Clinical Urology at the Weill Cornell Medical School, tells SELF. Read the full article here

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