I was trying to coax myself back into a blissful oblivion, which is evading me tonight. The last few days have been pretty much nothing but tears when I don’t specifically do something to keep myself busy. 944 more words
Tags » Endometrial Cancer
When I was 37 in 1993, I began to have a lot of problems with my period.
Out of the blue, my periods began to skip every other month and when they did occur, I bled heavily with many large clots and I also had horrible cramps that made me double over with pain. 4,072 more words
Oral contraceptives provide long-term protection against endometrial cancer, according to new research published by scientists studying the beneficial side effects of birth control pills.
The study, published in the Lancet Oncology medical journal, revealed that oral contraceptive use for approximately five years can significantly impact the health of women as they age and become more susceptible to endometrial cancer. 466 more words
Arguably, one of the biggest advancements in women’s health in the 20th century is the contraceptive Pill. A recent study suggests that the birth control pill, apart from letting women assert their reproductive rights, has also prevented hundreds of thousands of cases of endometrial cancer. 425 more words