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healthmeup - 07/31/2014 07:00:00

How to Use a Female Condom

How to Use a Female Condom Unplanned pregnancy can completely change your future. In a time when women are open to talk about their sexual prowess, they are becoming aware of female contraceptives. And the latest contraceptive is female condom. For it to be effective you need to put it on correctly and here's how. Continue Reading »

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healthmeup - 05/24/2014 09:00:00

Important Facts about Birth Control Pill

Important Facts About Birth Control Pill With misconceptions about contraceptive pills in the market, it can be a scary if you end up getting pregnant out of nowhere. So, read these facts to clear the myths about the contraceptive pill. Continue Reading »

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healthmeup - 07/26/2013 06:30:00

Men’s Health: What is Vasectomy?

Men’s Health: What is Vasectomy? A vasectomy is a surgical procedure for permanent birth control in males. It is the surgical cut made in the vas deference (the tube that carries sperm from the testes). In comparison to female sterilisation (tubectomy) vasectomy is a simple office procedure, which can be completed in about half an... Continue Reading »

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healthmeup - 01/19/2013 06:30:00

Is It Normal to Bleed After Taking an Emergency Contraceptive Pill?

Is It Normal to Bleed After Taking an Emergency Contraceptive Pill? There are various Emergency Contraceptive Pills available in the market to prevent unnecessary pregnancy after unprotected sex. These Emergency Contraceptive Pills work best when taken within 12 hours of unprotected sex. Though ECPs work for up to 72 hours after sex, the earlier you take one - the... Continue Reading »

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healthmeup - 12/11/2012 07:00:00

Preventing Cervical Cancer: Lifestyle Modification to Avoid Cervical Cancer

Preventing Cervical Cancer: Lifestyle Modification to Avoid Cervical Cancer Cervical cancer is the cancer of the area that connects the uterus to the external female genital tract. The malignancy is generally spread through Human Papillomavirus (HPV) during sexual contact and it has been proved that even preventive measures like contraceptives cannot stop it from entering... Continue Reading »

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healthmeup - 11/29/2012 05:00:00

Obama Health Law to Face Religion-Based Challenge

Obama Health Law to Face Religion-Based Challenge The Supreme Court on Monday cleared the way for a Christian college to pursue a religion-based challenge against part of President Barack Obama's healthcare reform, which it claims forces taxpayers and employers to subsidize abortions and contraception. Continue Reading »

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healthmeup - 10/12/2012 07:15:00

5 Surprising After-Effects of Birth Control Pills

5 Surprising After-Effects of Birth Control Pills Contraceptives are on everyone's minds as they strive to avoid STDs, Aids, and unwanted pregnancies. But did you know that along with the intended reason of use, contraceptives, a.k.a. birth control pills, also have some surprising side effects? Let's take a look at the top five surprising... Continue Reading »

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healthmeup - 07/16/2012 06:00:00

Melinda Gates Pledges $560 Million for Contraception

Melinda Gates Pledges $560 Million for Contraception Melinda Gates has pledged $560 million as part of a campaign to expand access to contraception for women in some of the poorest countries in the world. Continue Reading »

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healthmeup - 06/18/2012 06:30:00

Sex Myths Busted: Top 5 Myths about Contraception

Sex Myths Busted: Top 5 Myths about Contraception Contraception is an accepted part of life. But, when there are so many options available and one is actually spoilt for choice, several myths about contraception abound. We believe that incomplete knowledge, lack of discussion, ignorance, anecdotal evidence and hearsay are the reasons why these... Continue Reading »

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