The Truth About the Pill

Oral contraceptives are one of the leading prescriptions used by women today and since their introduction over 50 years ago (1). In the U.S the majority of women of reproductive age have used at least one method of contraception in their lifetime (2). Hormonal contraceptives, in particular, use synthetic hormones...

Water b gone

Water retention  Water or fluid retention happens when your body is holding onto too much water which consequently builds up in tissues. This can happen anywhere in the body however it is fairly common in the feet and ankles. Water retention is also known as edema and can affect any...