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What are some psychological side-effects of using birth control contraceptives or iud?

5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Michael Swor
Obstetrics & Gynecology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Varies

Contraceptives that contain hormones do cause mood changes in some women.
Some women have less cyclic symptoms and certainly there are emotional and psychological effects related to concerns about contraception and pregnancy possibilities.

In brief: Varies

Contraceptives that contain hormones do cause mood changes in some women.
Some women have less cyclic symptoms and certainly there are emotional and psychological effects related to concerns about contraception and pregnancy possibilities.
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Birth control

Mild mood changes depending on the type of hormone combination used & doses.

In brief: Birth control

Mild mood changes depending on the type of hormone combination used & doses.
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