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... Is it OK to take birth control pills to regulate your periods if you are over 40? ... (1 replies)
... For those of us over 40, heres the problem. Lets take smoking out of it. Can someone tell me what the risks are if we don't take the birth control pill and what the risks are if we take a "low dosage" birth control pill. ... (12 replies)
... gained various amounts of weight over the years. Because of this, I really didn't notice if I gained weight right when I started the pill, but anyway...So over the past four months or so, I've really been trying to get my butt in gear to drop some pounds. Visiting the gym almost every day... ... (1 replies)

... what happens if I stop the birth control after 10 days in regards to ovarian cysts? ... (0 replies)
... Since hormonal forms of birth control are contraindicated in smokers, all I can think of for you is the diaphragm, sterilization, natural family planning, and withdrawal. ... (4 replies)
... and on birth control pills. I am in good health, I do not smoke or drink. So I do not think I am high risk. Plus she only wrote out 6 month prescription for the pill. ... (4 replies)
... What is out there for BC other than condoms and spermicides for smokers over 40 ? ... (4 replies)
... Cyclen Lo. It has been proven safe for use in women over 40 as long as you do not smoke or have heart problems. From what I've read, it really helps women during "the change". i.e. ... (4 replies)
... regnant. This is due to hormonal changes. Anytime you start a B.C. you should give your body 3 months to 'get used' to the hormones and balance out. There are over 40 kinds of B.C. pills, i'd switch until i find one that does work. They all vary in what hormones and what level. Make sure that you are trying a B.C. ... (5 replies)
... I was on Ortho tri-cyclen for a year and it worked well for me. It cleared up my skin, regulated my periods and I didn't have period cramping or PMS. I had occasional headaches which is the reason I changed my prescription. Now I'm on Ortho Tri-Cyclen Lo... which is just a lower dose of hormones than regular Ortho Tri-Cyclen. Mine cost $25 a month but was covered partially... (7 replies)
... Okay, but what if women have had their tubes tied and they arw on it just so they won't have a period? Which is more risky, to be on a low dose pill or none at all? (Remember, these are women over the age of 40 and have not hit menopause yet) (12 replies)
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Nov 19, 2010
... I had surgery a year and a half ago to remove my entire left ovary and tube. The gyne also gave me the option of "tying" my remaining tube for permanent birth control but you wanna know something ? ... (1 replies)
... flopped back and forth over the Depo shot. ... (5 replies)
... and she is worried that my birth control could be causing it. I have been monitoring my blood pressure all week and though it has come down a little it is still pretty high. ... (3 replies)
... ople in my family as well as from my boyfriend on this issue. They all agree with me that I should not have kids. That said, I am currently on Lo Ogestrel, the birth control pill, so that I won't get pregnant. I like how it helps to prevent certain kinds of cancers as well. ... (11 replies)
... month and threw that out really fast. I was cranky, moody, sluggish, gained about 8 pounds and I completely lost my sex drive! After that... I took a break from birth control for about 6 months and immediately within 1 month, I lost the weight gain of 8 pounds, got my sex drive back and was a nice person to deal with! ... (3 replies)
... hey girls. I hate to inform u that this stuff is true. I went to my family doc. to get another prescription for my birth control pills and she asked me how much I weigh. ... (6 replies)
... Well that is a very serious choice to make and you really need to get alot of input from the people in your life that really matter to you I think. Because in the long term a decision to end and chance of having kids will probably not be as life altering now as it will in the sometime in the future. I would say that if you are for instance over 40 and have had a fulfilling... (11 replies)
... nd. I have extremely heavy periods and my doctor and me are "experimenting" to find the best thing that can help me out. I have 3 boys, and DH had a vasectomy so birth control is not really the issue. It's strickly to help me with my period situation. ... (2 replies)
... In danger of opening a can of worms but why would it not be good to be on hormonal birth control if you're over 40? ... (6 replies)




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