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Rated two of the most popular birth control methods by The Lowdown reviewers, it seems only fair that we bring you an informative piece comparing the IUS – or intrauterine system – and the combined pill. By doing so, we hope you grasp a better understanding on what might be the best one for you and your body.
The Lowdown was recently contacted by Shannon who came across our website when searching for other women’s experiences of coming off the contraceptive injection. As
The Hormonal coil (aka the intrauterine system or IUS) is women’s favourite method of contraception here at The Lowdown. The Hormonal coil (brands include Mirena,
The combined pill vs mini pill – here’s everything you need to know
Deciding which contraception to go on can be a difficult decision, one that might require a few attempts until you find the one that works for you.
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
What are blood clots and does contraception increase the risk? We spill all.
You’ve most likely heard of progesterone when it’s discussed alongside oestrogen, as one of the two main female sex hormones that control your cycle. So
In order to understand how contraception affects our bodies – we first need to make sure we understand how our bodies work naturally, without any contraception interfering with things. If you haven’t thought much about the hormones that control your menstrual cycle since ‘The Talk’ in Year 8, then read on.
In this blog, we share what’s inside one of the most common ingredients and how it works.
Is waiting 3 months the golden rule when deciding whether a contraception is right for you?
Learn which types of birth control are best for treating symptoms of PCOS. Including the mini pill, vaginal ring and contraceptive patch.