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Intrauterine contraceptive device (IUD)
An intrauterine device (IUD) is a highly effective and reliable method of contraception. The two types available are the copper IUD and the hormonal IUD.
Bacterial vaginosis can put you at an increased risk of developing other conditions, so it’s a good idea to get it checked by your doctor.
Hormonal medicines and periods
Some forms of hormonal contraception (for example the oral contraceptive pill, IUD coil, and injection) may affect your menstrual cycle.
Inserting an IUCD
A coil or intra-uterine contraceptive device (IUCD) is a contraceptive device. An IUCD can be removed by your doctor. Read about how this method of contraception works and how a IUCD is inserted.
There are many methods of contraception. Here's how to choose the right one for you, considering things like effectiveness, safety and convenience.
Managing period pain
Period pain (dysmenorrhoea) is common but can stop some women from enjoying their normal activities. Here are some ways to manage painful periods.
Adenomyosis is a condition that affects the uterus and can cause heavy periods. Learn more about its causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment.
Women don't need to 'put up' with heavy periods
Heavy menstrual bleeding affects 1 in 4 Australian women, but treatment is available. There's no need to suffer in silence.
Hormone replacement therapy (HRT)
Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is the name for a number of hormone therapies that can be used to treat the symptoms of menopause.
Painful periods are most common in young women, and the pain tends to ease as women get older. Learn more about the symptoms and treatments.