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Trusted healthcare guides from Dr Felix

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The history of the morning after pill

The morning after pill was an important step forward for women when it launched, giving them a newfound sense of control over their reproductive system. While it’s easily accessible now, the morning after pill has only been available in the UK ...

Morning After Pill
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Antibiotics for cystitis (water infection)

Cystitis is a common urinary tract infection (UTI); the urinary tract consists of the kidneys, ureters (tubes that connect the kidneys to the bladder, the bladder and the urethra which is the tube through which urine is expelled from the body.

Cystitis Treatment
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Can the rhythm method compete with the pill?

The rhythm method is better known as natural family planning, or fertility awareness. This involves not using any contraceptives, instead having sex during the times when you are not fertile and cannot fall pregnant.

Contraception (Birth Control)
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Contraceptive pill brands

For many people the world of contraceptive pills can be very daunting, there are so many options! The one person that can help to guide you through the maze is your doctor who will be able to help you to pinpoint which pill is most suitable for your ...

Contraception (Birth Control)
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Norethisterone for period delay

Norethisterone is used by many women to control their period. On average, a woman will have around 450 periods in a lifetime, which adds up to 3,500 days. This is of course an average, as everyone is different but this is still a considerable amount ...

Period Delay Tablets
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The story of the morning after pill

The history of the morning after pill or more appropriately, emergency contraception, has been filled with controversy.   The concerns about the availability of hormonal emergency contraception have stemmed from the belief held by some people th...

Morning After Pill
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Period delay medication & blood pressure

Norethisterone, which also goes by its branded name Utovlan, is a period delay medication that is regulated for short term use, up to 20 days. Think about it, no need to hassle with your period when you’re about to go on a long weekend away or ...

Period Delay Tablets
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Emergency contraception options

We all know that having unprotected sex is a poor decision to make on several levels!  Not only do you risk becoming pregnant but you also risk becoming infected with a large selection of sexually transmitted diseases, some of which can cause pe...

Morning After Pill