The Oral Contraceptive Pill (OCP) is by far the most preferred method of contraception in Australia, the UK & US. A convenient and painless form of contraception, The Pill receives more use than Long Term Contraceptive Methods such as an IUD (Intra Uterine Device). The issues around OCP Prescription can be related to its ‘off label prescribing’ for young girls with heavy and painful periods and for women later on in their lives when they want to conceive and need to come off The Pill. Let’s discuss these issues.
Menstrual Cycles. Every woman has to deal with it on some level. Some women count, others have no idea what’s going on down there. There are women out there that have cycles like clockwork and those that can’t rely on any regularity of their cycle. These women are constantly playing a guessing game about when their next period is due. Let’s take a look at some of the issues around an irregular menstrual cycle, and what can help create a regular one.