If the baby blues are caused by dropping levels of estrogen and progesterone, then would birth control pills help?

Usually not. We don't have a good exp[aination for why, but hormone products usually don't help. I would discuss your symptoms with your family doctor fir the best intervention.

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I'm taking levora (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) birth control, will it make my fibroid grow faster? Whats the estrogen/progesterone level on levora (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) pill?

No. In general, low dose birth control pills like Levora (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) do not cause fibroids to grow, and are often very helpful in managing heavy periods that are sometimes associated with fibroids. Levora (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) contains 0.15 mg Levonorgestrel (a progestin) and 0.03 mg ethinyl Estradiol (an estrogen). Read more...
Doubtful. While fibroids are estrogen dependent the hormones in Levora (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) are less than you'd be making on your own. Read more...

Which estrogen components in birth control pills can cause more weight gain?

Birth control. Most birth control pills contain the same type of estrogen component which is ethinyl estradiol. There no evidence that i know of that a different form of estrogen will lower the chance of weight gain. Read more...

Are girls who are on birth control pills more attractive due to increasing levels of estrogen?

All girls are pretty. As a general rule, all girls are attractive, talented, wonderful, etc..., especially if if one is trying to instill self-confidence and good self-image in young girls as they grow up. However, some birth control pills (ocp's) do get rid of acne. Some ocp's can add a few pounds, making a very slim woman look more nutritionally sound. Women on ocp's don't fear pregnancy, so may behave differently. Read more...

What time of day is best to take birth control pills? Is it healthier to be asleep or active when the blood estrogen level is highest?

Any time! The absolute best time to take a birth control pill is when it's convenient for you to remember! These should be taken relatively at the same time each day, such as before bed, upon waking, etc. If you aren't able to remember daily, set a phone alarm or keep them next to your toothbrush, assuming you brush your teeth once a day. There is no health benefit as far as time of day is concerned. Read more...