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Please tell me, is weight gain inevitable when on the birth control pill?

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Dr. Michael Hulse
Gynecology
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In brief: No

Their is no evidence to support the idea that birth control pills cause weight gain.
If their is a relationship between the two it is unusual. Most women do not gain weight from taking birth control pills.

In brief: No

Their is no evidence to support the idea that birth control pills cause weight gain.
If their is a relationship between the two it is unusual. Most women do not gain weight from taking birth control pills.
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