• I Tried a New Gadget That Claims to Cure Cramps, and Here's What Happened

    5 monthes ago - By PopSugar

    Like many women, I experience a couple of days of painful menstrual cramps each month, especially since getting my copper IUD nearly three years ago. While my discomfort is not completely debilitating, it is enough to make me want to curl up on the couch with the heating pad for a little while, along with taking several doses of ibuprofen. And while these things do help to mitigate the pain, I've found that I still have to be patient and just ride the pain out.
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  • Here's Why I Love My Copper IUD

    Here's Why I Love My Copper IUD

    5 monthes ago - By PopSugar

    When President Trump took office nearly two years ago, many women made a mad dash to their doctors' offices to get intrauterine devices , or IUDs, for fear that their birth control's affordability was about to end. I had actually already had my Paragard copper IUD for a year at that point and was happy to encourage other women to go the same route.
    Before getting my IUD, I was on birth control pills for four years. When I changed jobs in 2015, I went to get a refill of my pills and was told a one-month supply would cost $110 out of pocket because my new health insurance hadn't kicked in...
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