Why Don’t Male Birth Control Pills Exist?

The burden of birth control falls primarily on women. Pills patches, rings, implants — nearly all the contraception inventions of the past half century have been for the female body. Some would say that it’s because women experience almost all of the impacts (physical, financial, logistical) of an unplanned pregnancy. Why don’t guys have options … Read more

How to Have Sex with Herpes

Learning that you’ve tested positive for genital herpes (or any STI) can bring up a lot of questions: “What are my treatment options?”, “How do I tell my partner?”, and importantly, “What does this mean?” for my sex life?” Despite how common herpes is, many people simply don’t understand how the virus works, what flare-ups … Read more

3 Vibrator Myths to Forget

Since I’ve started working full-time as a sex educator, I don’t think a day has gone by where someone hasn’t shared a vibrator myth with me. Sometimes they’re asking “hey, is this a thing?” and other times, they’ll talk about the myth as if it’s a fact. Either way, vibrator myths are pervasive — and … Read more

Advice from the Norx Nurses

May 6th is National Nurses Day and at Nurx we are celebrating our amazing RN team! Although they provide care from their computer screens our team of nurses are on the front lines of patient care, fielding questions and keeping our patients safe and healthy. We asked a few members of the Nurx RN team … Read more

Confronting the consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic in women of reproductive age. Alarm for an imminent oncologic epidemic

The Covid-19 pandemic caused an unforeseen burden to the Health Systems worldwide with about 220 million people infected and more than 4.5 million human lives lost by now, according to the official WHO announcements. Additionally, not to mention the victims in remote and underdeveloped countries, where the number of patients is almost impossible to be … Read more

Birth control and your period

It’s pretty common for hormonal birth control (pill, ring, patch, shot, implant, and hormonal IUD) and a non-hormonal IUD to affect your period. Depending on your birth control choice, your period could get lighter or heavier, come more or less often, or go away altogether. While these types of changes to your period might be … Read more