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Can someone taking a birth control pill control weight gain?

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Marianne DiNapoli
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In brief: Yes!

Contrary to popular belief, birth control pills do not cause true weight gain.
Some birth control pills, particularly the higher dosage pills, may cause a slight amount of water retention. As long as you maintain a healthy diet and exercise, you can control your weight.

In brief: Yes!

Contrary to popular belief, birth control pills do not cause true weight gain.
Some birth control pills, particularly the higher dosage pills, may cause a slight amount of water retention. As long as you maintain a healthy diet and exercise, you can control your weight.
Marianne DiNapoli
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