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How can I prevent weight gain while on birth control pills?

How can I prevent weight gain while on birth control pills?

Good nutrition: Although the oral contraceptive pills do slightly affect thyroid levels by increasing thyroid binding globulin the minimal dosage of the pill no longer causes "estrogen bloating and water retention, a leading cause in weight gain. Eat a proper balanced diet, exercise, and get plenty of sleep and you will not "look like the stay puff marshmellow man". ...Read more

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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


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How much weight can you gain with birth control pills?

How much weight can you gain with birth control pills?

Depends on you: Weight gain on birth control pills depends on your diet and your exercise. Studies do not show birth control pills cause weight gain. If you gain weight on birth control pills then focus on your food intake and activity level. ...Read more

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Does taking birth control make you gain weight?

Does taking birth control make you gain weight?

Usually no: Most women don't gain weight with birth control pills, as shown in studies yrs ago--women taking placebo gained as much as women taking high dose pills. Some women with other types of bc can gain weight--as with the shot. Most with other types of bc don't. Pregnancy does make you gain weight! ...Read more

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How much weight will I gain if I go on diane-ed for birth control?

How much weight will I gain if I go on diane-ed for birth control?

WT gain/BC Pills: Weight gain is lisred as a side effect of diane-ed, but it is difficult to predict how much weight you can gain anf how long will it take to gain try to watch your weight and wtch what you eat and exercise regularly. ...Read more

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How can I lose weight after birth control?

How can I lose weight after birth control?

Eat less,more exercs: Women tend to gain weight as they approach menopause, as our metabolism changes. As with losing weight any time, you'll need to exercise more, and eat right--and make long-term changes in diet, not just a fad diet. ...Read more

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Why does birth control pills make you gain weight?

Why does birth control pills make you gain weight?

Some pills do: They can increase your appetite and or make you retain water weight and adversly affect your hormones, the best combo pill for not gaining weight is loloestrin- only 10 mcg of estrogen the lowest dose it is my #1 pill i prescribe. ...Read more

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How much weight will you gain on the birth control pill called brevicon (ethinyl estradiol and norethindrone)?

How much weight will you gain on the birth control pill called brevicon (ethinyl estradiol and norethindrone)?

It varies: Average weight gain on most birth control pills is around one pound per year. If you want to avoid weight gain consider a drospirinone containing o.C. ...Read more

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Will i gain weight using the implanon birth control?

Will i gain weight using the implanon birth control?

See product insert: Yes you may visit web resource http://www.Implanon-usa.Com/en/consumer/about-it/risks-and-side-effects/index.Asp. ...Read more

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Could i take birth control to gain weight?

Could i take birth control to gain weight?

Not a great idea.: Eat healthy high calorie foods. Eat 6 meals/day. Work on strength training to build your large muscle groups. Workout w heavier weights w fewer repetitions. Sleep at least 8 to 9 hrs/night. Hydrate well w water. Foods to help w healthy weight gain: almonds, cashews, pecans, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, walnuts, hummus, avocados, granola, trail mix, dried fruits, extra virgin olive oil ; canola oil. ...Read more

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Does birth control pills really give effects on my appetite and weight gain?

Does birth control pills really give effects on my appetite and weight gain?

Sometimes: Bcp do not always have side effects including weight gain and increased appetitive. They are a very effective contractive so do not be afraid. Give them a try and see how you do with them. You can always change to another choice. ...Read more

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Does the birth control micronor-28 make you gain weight?

Does the birth control micronor-28 make you gain weight?

No: No birth control pill has ever been definitively linked to weight gain, although some women do seem to gain weight suddenly while on the pill. ...Read more

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How much weight can you gain on the birth control pill called brevicon (ethinyl estradiol and norethindrone)?

Please read this: Weight gain is certainly a concern to many women. However, they need to ask about other, more serious side effects of any medication. Here is a noncommercial source of information about Brevicon (ethinyl estradiol and norethindrone) with some warnings about potentially life-threatening complications from blood clot formation: http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/druginfo/meds/a601050.Html. ...Read more

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Can the camila birth control pill make me gain weight?

Can the camila birth control pill make me 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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Can i take hydroxycut gummies to loose weight if i'm on birth control pills?

Can i take hydroxycut gummies to loose weight if i'm on birth control pills?

Weight loss: At age 16 you should be exercising and eating a proper diet instead of taking diet pills which can reek havoc with your growth ...Read more

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How does weight gain effect birth control hormone?

How does weight gain effect birth control hormone?

Occassionally: Some of the low dose pills may lose a slight amount of their effectiveness with significant weight gain (20-30lbs) We also know that some forms of birth control are less effective in overweight individuals ...Read more

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How much weight will i lose after stopping birth control and how long will it take to lose that weight.

Unanswerable : Wow. This is a big question that is impossible to answer. There are so many variables...Including the fact that many people do not lose weight and many who do not put on weight with birth control. But on both parts of your questions "how much weight' and 'how fast' would be variable from female to female. ...Read more

Dr. Krishna Kumar
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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


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Oral Contraceptive (Definition)

Oral contraceptives are a kind of women's ...Read more