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Does birth control mess up your menstrual cycle?

Some birth control eliminates your periods while other types regulate it so you menstruate when you take the placebo pills. Any comments?

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  1. Madeleine says:

    your body may just be getting used to the medication and the symptoms do not often last very long. Once your body adjusts to the new level of

  2. Lillian says:

    Yes, hormones can definitely give you mood swings and mess up your mood. The hormones in them act as neurotransmitters in your brain, and help regulate other neurotransmitters. Progesterone (which is in the pill) can make you depressed, estrogen can make you emotionally excited and angry, testosterone can make you feel sexual desire. Thats just a brief summary–the effects are actually very large.

  3. Celesta says:

    I have had my period since the 8th of Sept until I have maybe 3 period presently. I am VERY irregular and a year normally! I got the Depo shot on August 7th, and was fine and

  4. Ilse says:

    The menstrual cycle is a cycle of fertility that typically lasts 28 days.Once a cycle is established, it can change due to increased exercise, stress or changes in lifestyle. Many women today are also using birth control pills to change the… More:http://www.ehow.com/how_5592922_change-cycle-birth-control-pills.html

  5. Carmen says:

    Allow time for your menstrual cycles to return to normal. Depending on your method of birth control, it may take several months for the effects to fade. Oral contraceptives, pills, patches, implants and the IUD can be discontinued or remove… More:http://www.ehow.com/how_5689224_regulate-cycle-after-birth-control.html

  6. Coral says:

    Women who have irregular menstrual cycles are prescribed birth control pills to help balance hormones and start regular menstruation. Having a regular menstrual period is important for women who are trying to become pregnant; women who have… More:http://www.ehow.com/how_5672991_regulate-cycle-birth-control-pills.html

  7. Asia says:

    Going off the birth control pill may mess up your menstrual cycle as your hormones go back to naturally regulating themselves.

  8. Asha says:

    For the rest, be aware that even after you stop taking your birth control, it can take You are at your most fertile period during the five days leading up to This way, you don't have to move before taking your temperature, which can mess with Detail:http://www.ehow.com/how_5175272_conceive.html

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