Articles Tagged: irregular period

hormonal implantI’ve had my Nexplanon implant for around a year with absolutely no bleeding (except for the first week I got it inserted) and about 2 months ago I started a very heavy period and it has not shown any signs of stopping. This bleeding is painful and I’m not sure how much longer I can take it!

Nexplanon (a type of birth control that is implanted under the skin of a women’s upper arm and lasts for at least 3 years) is very effective in preventing unplanned … read more

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Every time I masturbate, I get my period but it’s not like my real menstruation. I’ve never inserted any object into my vagina, and I’m a virgin. My doctor said my hormones are not stable. Can masturbation increase hormones and actually affect my menstrual cycle?

Many young people masturbate to learn about their body, explore what they find sexually satisfying, and even relieve stress. This it totally normal! However, masturbating cannot cause you to have … read more

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