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Estrogen Body Birth Control
Why do you ask: If you are having period problems ( such as missing your periods) and your estrogen levels have been tested and are too low, you need to address the cause. Causes can include: being underweight, too much exercise, or an eating disorder or other medical problems. Your body is giving you a message, and you must listen to it. There are no foods or other ways to increase the levels. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
I am almost 26. How can I naturally boost low estrogen? All birth control makes me jittery, sensitive, it does wonders for my body however.
Yes: Yes, definitely. However, the side effects are relatively uncommon and the benefits can be very great. The greatest risk of the pill is deep vein clots which can be very serious. The prevention of pregnancy (which itself has many risks) can be considered to balance this risk, and the pill also has long-term benefits in decreasing the risk of a number of female cancers. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends why u takeit: I assume you mean , youa re taking a low dose combination pill taht has estrogen and Progesterone in it. If you were just taking it for birth control you may not notice anything. Many women take the pill to prevent ovarian cysts, heavy or prolonged or irregular periods, menstrual cramping, etc. ...Read more
BCP: Not certain how to answer this. One had low and the other higher levels. Difference is in side effects and risk of blood clots. I would go to drug.com and compare the ones you are reading about and discuss with your Dr. ...Read more
Effective: as effective as any other pillGet a more detailed answer ›
Irregular bleeding: The most common side effect with the low does birth control pills is breakthrough bleeding. Depending on you body size and menstrual history, some women have irregular bleeding on the lower dosages of estrogen. Estrogen is used to stabilize uterine lining, therefore if bleeding persists, may need to increase dose. ...Read more
Less side effect: Some drs. Believe that despite "low estrogen" dosis is suppose to reduce the risk of side effects but also augments the number of ovulations. All birth control pills, patches, rings, injections produce the changes of a pregnancy in a woman but the majority of the time without a baby & still c a minimal chance of conceiving but aborting when the fetus can not get attached to the uterine lining. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
NOT recommended!: No, you may try another cycle on this Pills, but if you break through again switch to a different BCP or choose another BC method! ...Read more
I have elevated dhea levels (345) and low estrogen, I am 31 years old and do not have any tumors. Could birth control help balance this out?
If you mean DHEAS: your level is normal. Why are you taking DHEA? It's metabolized to either cortisone, estrogen or testosterone and you can't control which one. Also, most of the DHEA pills don't really have much DHEA in them. You haven't provided enough facts to really tell you anything, Birth control isn't really used to "balance" anything WHy are you on estrogen and also BCP's? Talk w/your doctor, ...Read more
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