Prolactin may stop a woman from ovulating. If this occurs, a woman’s menstrual cycle will stop. In less severe cases, high prolactin levels may only disrupt ovulation once in a while. This would result in intermittent ovulation or ovulation that takes a long time to occur. Women in this category may experience infrequent or irregular periods.
If you have heavy, prolonged bleeding or severe pain during your periods that interferes with your regular activities, consult your gynaecologist.
What can you do to get your period after stopping the pill?
Weight reduction enhances reproductive outcomes, diminishes symptoms of urinary incontinence and reduces morbidity following gynaecological surgery. Improving women's awareness of the short and long term risks of obesity is an important initial step in preventing obesity during pregnancy.
Many factors need to be considered when choosing the most effective contraceptive method. Although hormonal contraceptives and IUDs are highly effective at preventing pregnancy, they do not protect against STDs (such as HIV).
Making abortion illegal doesn’t stop abortion, it stops ‘safe’ abortion.
What are the health risks associated with frequent/continued use of emergency contraception (2 or more pills per month, for a year or more)?
The acidity of the vagina naturally controls infection, douching upsets the natural balance of bacteria in the vagina (vaginal flora).
Stress affects our life, and our health, and you might not even realise it. It affects reproductive health and compromises the quality of life.