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Best Birth Control Pill No Weight Gain
Most are good: The triphasic types seem to have the least adverse effects and are as efficacious. ...Read more
Contraceptiion is a means of preventing conception (or fertilization). There are hormonal and non hormonal methods of preventing sperm and egg from meeting. Talk to your doctor or clinic about what options are best for you. There are short acting methods (condoms, pills, patch, ring) and long ...Read more
Loestrin 28: Has the least side effects. Try it. ...Read more
Lowest dose: Some women gain and others lose but I would take the pill that is considered the lowest dose. ...Read more
Every pill can: Hopefully u are not taking the pill at your age, the lowest dose pill loloestrin has the least cahnce of wt gain, that is my #1 pill I write and have not had anyone complain of wt gain and if u need to take the pill at your age u should be on that pill since it only has 10 mcg of estrogen so lesshance of blood clot, etc. ...Read more
Loestrin 28.: At age 48, you will be starting menapause and will no longer need bc. Your period will stop auromatically. ...Read more
Most less than 5lb: Likely, but minimal. Watch your intake and exercise. ...Read more
Any birth control pi: Pill could cause wt gain, at yoru age u shoudl be on the lowest dose one loloestrin- 10 mcg estrogen- the safest and none of my pts complain of wt gain and if u want no more kids you should get an in office transcervical tubal that I do in my office, easy takes 5 minutes called adiana or essure. ...Read more
Is yammni birth control pill has any side effects like weight gain, irritation etc. Pls advice me less side effect pills or method.?
No: The only birth control method shown to cause weight gain is depot provera (medroxyprogesterone). Birth control pills do not cause weight gain. They can cause mood changes, but these typically will lesson or go away completely after a few months. A birth control method with no hormonal side effects would be the copper iud or condoms. ...Read more
What birth control pill does not cause weight gain? I want to know if levonorgestrel 0.03 mg or 2.5 mg estradiol + 1, 5 nomegestrol cause weight gain?
I have irregular periods, its always late, sometimes its 2 month late, sometime 1month, 15days late. Will birth control pill results weight gain?
not likely: Most women who start birth control pills or other methods of birth control don't have side effects. The most common one for pills is irregular bleeding for the first 1-3 months; other methods like the shot are more likely to cause irregular bleeding at least at first. Other side effects can be nausea, headaches, mood changes, breast tenderness. Most women don't gain weight with the pill. ...Read more
37yr old starting bc for pain ov cysts what is a good 2nd gen birth control pill with no weight gain acne or facial hair effects worried about clots.
Loloestrin the best: My #1 pill I prescribe, it is only 10 mcg estrogen the safest pill, least chance for blood clot, wt gain, bloating also since it is 24 active pills and then 2 estrogen pills u are only off for 2 days less chance cyst formation and lighter to no periods, and your doc should have samples to start u off and mail order $45 for 3 months, I am giving a lecture tonight on advantages of loloestrin. ...Read more
Other than tubal ligation and taking a pill every day, what is the best birth control option for me if I am deathly afraid of weight gain?
LARC's are best: The number 1, best, most effective methods of pregnancy prevention for heterosexual girls and women are "forgettable LongActing Reversible Contraceptives"which include IUD's (ParaGard, Mirena, (levonorgestrel) Skyla) and subdermal implants (Implanon, Nelanon). A daily contraceptive pill is not. The option of sterilization by tubal occlusion procedures is usually chosen by women who want a more permanent method. ...Read more
Loloestrin: My #1 pill, only 10 mcg of estrogen, the lowest dose u can take, no guarntees but I have not had any of my pts complain of wt gain on that pill, so make an appt with your gyn, I also give my pts., some samples to start out with, it is a brand name pill which is much better than a generic pill, and there is no generic for that pill, and also there is a $10 off coupon u can print. ...Read more
Low dose pills: Most birth control pills are not associated with any more than 5 pounds of weight gain and that can happen with eating out at a restaurant once a week. People always worry about weight gain but with the low dose pills that are out these days, it just isn't a reality. Most weight gain is from food indiscretions or poor choices that we make on a daily basis. ...Read more
Need expert opinion on when gaining weight from the birth control pill-is it water weight or actual fat?
Weight issues: Studies suggest that women that go on birth control pills can either gain weight, not gain weight or remain the same. Most people that gain weight are looking for answers why. Taking medication at around the same time can give a suggested connection. However most likely one does not exist. ...Read more
I'm on injectable birth control and was considering taking maca root for weight gain....Can I take the maca pills while on birth control?
Almost none: The idea of gaining weight with bcp is common but not proven. The new generation of bcp have very low dose of hormones and do not cause weight gain. The Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot was one of the only contraceptive methods that was associated with weight gain but it is rarely used now days. ...Read more
Not on low dose: When compared with women using nonhormonal methods of birth control, women using NuvaRing or low dose pills do not show any difference in weight gain. Unfortunately, most women tend to gain weight as they get older, and this probably has more to do with the slowing of the metabolic rate than anything else. ...Read more
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