Risks and Side Effects

Post Pill and Unexplained Weight Gain

I went off the birth control pill in April, five months ago. I had been on the pill since I was 15 years old. I am a healthy 22-year-old who stays active on a daily basis. I work out 4-6 times a week for 2 to 2.5 hours a day which include weight lifting and 40 minutes of cardio. I have had some unexplainable... [Read more...]

Is Depo or Tubal the Problem?

I am 24 yrs old and have two kids. I got on the depo shot after my second child two weeks after giving birth then month and half later got tubes tied. Now two months after getting tubes tied and coming off depo I have been lightly bleeding for two weeks. What is this?? And about three weeks ago I... [Read more...]

Ten Reasons to Avoid Birth Control Pills

My wife and I use the Creighton Model and we are very proud to share our thoughts when other ask “How can you avoid getting pregnant and not be on the pill?” OR “There is nothing wrong with the pill, it actually is good for her body”. Recently at work I was challenged by someone... [Read more...]

Should I take progesterone?

I've been on birth control pills for about three years. I've been reading online about estrogen dominance. I'm afraid that I've developed this from the use of the pill, so I stopped taking the pills about two months ago. I also read that taking a natural form of progesterone... [Read more...]

What is the Moral Objection to Contraception?

What is the moral issue of the use of contraception?  Read More →

Side Effects of The Pill

Women all over the internet are in a panic because their birth control pills are making their hair fall out. I’ve been on Alesse for two months and already my hair is falling out at an alarming rate. And yet doctor’s aren’t listening (Dr. Gisla for instance, “Your hair loss is... [Read more...]

How long does it take to get the pill out of your system?

I recently stopped taking Demulin after two years and I was wondering how long it takes to get out of your system?  Read More →

Oral Contraceptives and Breast Cancer

Hello, I’m very glad Google led me to your site! I am 24 years old.  My mother, age 60, was diagnosed with breast cancer. My grand-grand mother also had this. We also have diabetes in our family’s descendants. I had some heart-palpitation problems every few years. I’ve used from time... [Read more...]

Was this a miscarriage during the pill?

My 15 year old girlfriend is on the birth control patch and she had her period this month and it was real heavy and she said chunks of clear pinkish stuff came out also.  Then she was hurting real bad with cramps and aches.  I was wondering if it could have been a miscarriage.  Read More →

Decrease in Mental Clarity after Discontinuing Oral Contraceptives?

I have been taking ortho cyclen for the last ten years. My husband and I decided that I would get off of them Jan 1.  Since then I have had episodes of confusion, decreased alertness, and some dizziness, just plain not feeling myself. The first episode lasted for a couple of days.  And now once again,... [Read more...]

Next Page »