Hormones

Natural Family Planning

What’s natural family planning? The name refers to a variety of methods for predicting the fertile days during a woman’s cycle. These techniques are used

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Spermicides

Can I use spermicides alone for birth control? You can, but they’re tricky to use. For that reason, women who rely only on spermicides for

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Tubal Ligation

What’s tubal ligation? It’s an operation designed to make a woman sterile. If you’re certain that you don’t want to have any more children, you

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Human Growth Hormone

What is human growth hormone? Human growth hormone (HGH) fuels the growth of our bodies during childhood and adolescence. Released from the pituitary gland when

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DHEA

What is DHEA? DHEA is the most abundant steroid hormone in our bodies. (Hormones in this category include estrogen, testosterone, and cortisone.) DHEA, short for

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