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How can birth control decrease estrogen?

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Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience in Endocrinology
Generally: Bcp's contain estrogen, at much higher than normal levels. Other methods of birth control don't affect estrogen levels.
Answered on Aug 1, 2013

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