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Can birth control affect my risk for anemia?
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Dr. Padmavati Garvey
Obstetrics & Gynecology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
It protects against anemia.

In brief: Yes
It protects against anemia.
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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Dr. Paula Hillard
Obstetrics & Gynecology
In brief: YES--it lowers it
Women who take birth control pills typically have lighter and shorter periods, and thus less blood loss with periods.
This results in a lower risk of anemia.

In brief: YES--it lowers it
Women who take birth control pills typically have lighter and shorter periods, and thus less blood loss with periods.
This results in a lower risk of anemia.
Dr. Paula Hillard
Dr. Paula Hillard
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