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Soy Milk And Birth Control
No: Soy milk does not interfere with birth control pills. ...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
Do Herbalife shakes interfere with the effectiveness of Lo Loestrin fe birth control pills, since the shakes are made of soy protein?
No: Just don't use the shake within one hour of ingesting the pill. ...Read more
Can the supplement milk thistle mess with birth control? I'm on the pill micronor (norethindrone).
Milk thistle: Milk thistle can interfere with yourbirthcontrol pills. ...Read more
I take Levora (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) birth control and the probiotic supplement acidophilus. Will acidophilus decrease the effectiveness of my birth control at all?
Does protein shakes that contain soy decrease my birthcontrol pills effectiveness? I know soy has estrogen effects
Galactorrhea: Hi, yes birth control pills by changing the hormone balance in body can produce milky discharge from nipples but you better see a doctor to make sure there is nothing else like a tumor in Pituitary causing it, also some food like anise, fenugreek seed and fennel could do that and some other medications like blood pressure medication, anti depressive medication. Please see your provider. ...Read more
Can one increase estrogen naturally with soy or dairy products. Or what's the best birth control pill for balancing hormones.
Naturally is iffy: Some soy products can increase estrogen but there is no clear way to determine which ones increase it and by how much. Too much can be bad too.Dairy is of no benefit. Much wiser to see doc and check levels and then decide on a treatment that works in a predictable, well-studied way. ...Read more
I'm taking birth control pills and want to take omega 3 and apple cider vinegar pills. Will they make the birth control pills less effective?
Need calarification: Will need to know more. This is something your physician will need to evaluae you. You could ask your pharmacist to advise you. They have medication interaction software thst can clarify some of this. It will need more specificity about the names of the medications. ...Read more