Webinar: How do hormones and birth control impact low libido?
Want to know why you’re just not in the mood at that time of the month? Maybe you started a new birth control option and your sex drive’s totally tanked. Well, look no further—our very own Dr. Laura Joigneau teamed up with Dr. Lyndsey Harper from Rosy to give you the complete lowdown on hormones, birth control and low libido. Check out their conversation in the on-demand recording.
Written by Annalisa Hayes
How does the copper IUD work?
Long-acting, and reversible, the copper IUD is one of THE most effective types of birth control out there—so why aren’t more of us rushing to have it popped in? Like lots of types of birth control, the copper IUD has its healthy helping of myths. Luckily we’re here to give you the lowdown on what’s fact and what’s fiction. Let’s find out—exactly how does the copper IUD work?
Tuune’s ultimate no-nonsense guide to birth control methods (yep, all 17 of ‘em)
Did you know that there are 17 different types of birth control methods? And over 244 different types of birth control brands? That’s a lot of birth control that’s not being talked about. Get stuck into our ultimate guide for the total lowdown on the pros and cons of each option, birth control methods by effectiveness and just about everything else you need to know
Back to basics: What do hormones do in the body?
Monday to Sunday, day and night, 24/7, our hormones are working hard around the clock to keep us, well… alive. Our hormones are pretty incredible things but do we really know what these mighty molecules are up to behind the scenes? Let’s dig deep and get to grips with exactly what do hormones do in the body and why are they so important for our health and happiness?
Debunking menstrual misconceptions: What is premenstrual syndrome (PMS)?
From attempts to degrade women in power positions to your everyday sexist slur, premenstrual syndrome (PMS) has been used to fuel some of the biggest menstrual misconceptions out there. Presenting as over 150 possible symptoms (1), PMS is waaay more than just being ‘in a bad mood’. Let’s debunk some of the biggest myths and find out exactly what is PMS?
Tuune success story: “I switched to a new birth control pill with Tuune and it’s been perfect for me!”
Tiffany had always struggled with her birth control choices and after years of suffering from a long list of side effects, she’d been through it all. Read on to find out how she turned it all around with Tuune, and finally found the pill for her
Beating the breakouts: Skin, the menstrual cycle and hormonal acne
Adult acne is far more common in people with cycles than those without. The saying, ‘it’s just your hormones’, is casually reeled off whenever anyone mentions a bad breakout—but which hormones cause acne? Read on to discover how the menstrual cycle affects our skin and which treatments can help you get a handle on hormonal acne
Birth control and weight gain, explained
Unwanted weight changes, especially weight gain, are often a top concern for many when it comes to hormonal birth control choices. But can hormones cause weight gain? And does birth control make you gain weight? Let’s jump in and get to grips with weight gain, the menstrual cycle and hormonal birth control
8 reasons why shaking up birth control is our first mission
Hey, birth control can be great. It’s given many of us sexual freedom and it can even help fix unwanted conditions like acne, period cramps, or migraines. BUT, if we’re not armed with all the info to help us pick the right one for our bodies, it can make us feel, well, awful. Read on for 8 reasons why we’re starting our mission with transforming birth control—and, importantly, what it means for you
Bloating on your period? Here’s what your hormones have to do with it
We all experience a little (or a lot) of bloating every now and then—but why does it seem to get worse on, or around, our periods? Read on to discover which key hormones kick-start both your bloating AND your bleeding, all at once
Are my hormones normal?
Your hormones are (seriously) powerful. At Tuune, we’re very much ‘team hormone’, and know that truly understanding these wonderful chemical messengers is key to feeling your best. Read on as we share 3 stories to explain what can happen when your hormones are out of balance—and how we can help put things right
Period headaches and menstrual migraines: Are my hormones hurting my head?
As if getting our period isn’t a headache enough, this week we’re taking a deep-dive into hormonally influenced head pains. Read on to learn the difference between a period headache and a menstrual migraine, and how you can track and treat your head splitting symptoms
Introducing your new best pal, hormonal intelligence
For too long, people with cycles have kinda just had to grin and bear any side effects of their birth control. Read on as two of our clinicians explain why hormonal intelligence is your new-found greatest ally
Cyclical breast tenderness: Are my hormones making my boobs sore?
Breast tenderness is super common. But how do you know when (or if) it's a cause for concern? Read on to hear how it might just be your fabulously fluctuating female sex hormones that are bringing on your breast tenderness and what you can do to reduce any discomfort
Tuune success story: ‘You don't need to settle, or suffer, with side effects from your birth control’
After suffering from side effects, Ellen was burnt out by bad experiences with hormonal birth control. Feeling frustrated at the total lack of support or information from her doctor, Ellen looked for alternatives—cue, Tuune. Read on to hear how Ellen went from surviving to thriving and rebuilt a positive relationship with birth control
Your period on the pill, explained: What is withdrawal bleeding?
Got your period, but you’re on the pill? Well, that’s not actually your period at all (*audible gasp*). Sometimes it can feel like there’s a minefield of misinformation around bleeding on the pill when all we really want to know is ‘are those brown blotches in my underwear normal or not?’ Read on to find out what is withdrawal bleeding?