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Can Birth Control Regulate Your Period
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
Took birth control for a year to regulate period. Stopped and for 8 months didn't have a period. Opinion?
Period is 2 days late but I am on my first month of birth control? I thought it was supposed to regulate my cycle
What could be the reasons of not having a regular period? I'm on birth control to regulate it, but if I stopped, my period wouldn't stay regulated.
Restart hormonal rx: You could restart combination (estrogen and progesterone) in oral contraceptive pills. An alternative to the pill would be the vaginal ring. Either way the combination of the hormones should help regulate your cycle. There are many different pill formulas. Your gyn can recommend the best option for you. ...Read more
Should be fine: The delay is not that crutialGet a more detailed answer ›
Is there anything that I can I do to regulate my period other than use birth control and medication?
Weight?: If you are either significantly over- or under-weight, bringing your weight in to a middle range can help. Otherwise the answer depends on specifics 'why' your periods are out. ...Read more
How does birth control pills help you regulate you period? And how long should you take them if that's the only purpose of taking them?
Programmed cycle: Birth control pills use hormones to supress ovulation. Those same hormones effect the lining of the uterus so when you take the pills without hormones you have your period. It is overriding whatever cycle you normally have - regular or irregular. They do not fix the problem you have that is making you irregular. You can take them up to age 35 for smokers and into the 40's for non-smokers. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I got my period three days early what could this be? I used to be on birth control to help regulate it but I stopped. Could it still be irregular?
Hi, I'm on birth control to regulate my period and I started my period but it's not as heavy as it usually is. I was wondering why this occurred. I st?
Is there any other pill and or medication to take besides birth control to regulate periods or to help you start when you haven't had a period in awhi?
Progesterone: Birth control is the most effective method for cycle regulation. Progesterone can be prescribed as an alternative in some cases. Any Obgyn can help you with this. If you are overweight then weight loss can often regulate the cycles. Thyroid testing can be done to make sure this is not contributing to your irregularity. ...Read more
I am trying to get pregnant but I haven't had a period since I was 9 and I was on birth control but it didn t regulate me at all?
Seek REI care!: If you are correct, you are suffering from secondary amenorrhea for 17 years. This is serious and could undermine your health. Seek reproductive endocrinology care as soon as possible to get to the bottom of this abnormal history before it takes irreversible toll on your health! Check your thyroid, kidney, liver, endocrine function tests and keep all appointment with your rei specialist! ...Read more
If you mean: 30 days of bleeding when you say '30 day long period' you need to see a doctor to figure out why this is happening: pills may or may not help. ...Read more
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