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Doctor insights on: Birth Control Brands That Cause You To Not Lose Weight

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What types of birth control pill will not make you gain weight?

What types of birth control pill will not make you gain weight?

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 isnt a reality. Most weight gain is from food indiscretions or poor choices that we make on a daily basis. ...Read more

Dr. Gregory Moneta
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Lose Weight (Definition)

Many people resolve to lose weight in the New Year for different reasons. For those who are overweight or obese, there are many health benefits to losing weight. It can help decrease your chances of developing diseases including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and even certain types of cancer. Low-calorie diets combined with increased physical activity are thought to be most effective long term. The healthiest weight loss regimen, therefore, is one that consists of making lifestyle changes that incorporate a balanced diet ...Read more


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Do birth control pills cause you to gain weight?

Do birth control pills cause you to gain weight?

No: There is not a proven association with pills and weight gain. Eating more will cause you to gain weight. Some people seem to be more sensitive to the pill and may crave food more, but if your diet doesn't change, neither will your weight. ...Read more

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Could the birth control pills make you gain weight?

Could the birth control pills make you gain weight?

No: Birth control pills do not actually make you gain weight. It all comes down to how many calories you eat and how many calories you burn each day. Pregnancy causes actual weight gain. ...Read more

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Will the birth control micronor-28 cause you to gain weight?

Will the birth control micronor-28 cause  you to gain weight?

Yes and no: Pills cause some water retention and you may gain a pound or two if you are gaining more than that then it is not pills. ...Read more

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Does anyone know of a birth control pill that will not cause extreme weight gain?

Depends: In average the weight gain while taking birth controll pills averages around 5 pounds. So is not that bad. It is very important to have an active lifestyle and adequate diet while taking birth controll pills. ...Read more

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Can birth control make you gain/lose weight?

Can birth control make you gain/lose weight?

Gain: If you are taking hormonal pills they frequently can cause you to retain water and thus gain weight. But remember, you are taking the pills to avoid getting pregnant. Any time that you do something there is a risk and there is a benefit. Yes, you may gain a little weight but you get the benefit of avoiding an unwanted pregnancy. Your choice! ...Read more

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Which birth control can help lose weight or not make you gain at all?

Which birth control can help lose weight or not make you gain at all?

Birth control: The purpose of oral contraceptives (OCPs) is to prevent pregnancy, not to lose weight. Some women may gain weight on higher dose OCPs vs lower dose or progestin only like DepoProvera. Everyone reacts differently to OCPs, so if you want to lose weight focus on a healthy balanced diet, 6-8 glasses of water daily, and 30-60 minutes of exercise 5 days a week. ...Read more

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Can all birth control pills make you gain weight?

Can all birth control pills make you gain weight?

Some people will alw: Always gain weight no matter what pill they take, most women do not gain wt from the pill, the lower the dose, the less chance of wt gain, loloestrin is the lowest doe combination pill, i prescribe that one the most and a your age if u are going to take the pill u should be on the lowest dose one. ...Read more

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Does anybody know of a birth control pill that doesn't cause you to lose your libido?

BCP's and libido: www.health.com/health/condition-article/0, 20326845, 00.Html the pill is a very effective form of birth control, but it's not without side effects, and sometimes patience is key. ...Read more

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Can diet pill "slim trim u" cause birth control nexplanon to not be as effective?

Can diet pill "slim trim u" cause birth control nexplanon to not be as effective?

No: I looked through the ingredients and there's no reason to think that this diet aid will in any way affect your nexplanon. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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Do all birth control make you gain weight? What is the best birth control for teens?

Do all birth control make you gain weight? What is the best birth control for teens?

No, not all.: Even on hormonal birth control many women do not gain weight. There are also many non-hormonal options. The best option depends on personal factors such as medical history, lifestyle factors and reproductive goals. Iud is now favored more for teens due to its reliability. All options should be discussed with one's healthcare provider. Also remember only condoms protect against stds. ...Read more

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Will taking rapid weight loss shakes effect my birth control pills effectiveness? Because I know antibiotics do that to the pill.

Will taking rapid weight loss shakes effect my birth control pills effectiveness? Because I know antibiotics do that to the pill.

They Shouldn't: Weight loss shakes should not affect the efficacy of your birth control pills, unless they contain some form of herbal preparation or medication. However, i advise against rapid weight loss shakes, as rapid weight loss can be dangerous. One should not lose more than 2-3 pounds a week on a weight loss plan. Plus, if you rapidly drop weight, you will rapidly gain it back without lifestyle changes. ...Read more

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Can birth control make you gain weight?

Can birth control make you gain weight?

In some women it can: At your age 44 u should be on the lowest dose pills which would be loloestrin, only 10 mcg estrogen and if u want no more children i rec in office essure tubal, takes 5 minutes , no cutting, you are awake easy no down time just miss 1/2 day of work speak to your gyn. ...Read more

Dr. Jeff Livingston
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Contraception (Definition)

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


Dr. Bernard Seif
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Birth Control (Definition)

Also known as contraception, birth control is a method to prevent pregnancy. Some methods of birth control include a vasectomy, tubal ligation, oral contraceptive pills, vaginal rings, hormone injections, condoms, diaphragms, sponges, ...Read more