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Best birth control that doesn't involve weight gain?

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Dr. Brian Nguyen
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: IUD/Implant

Regardless of your age, blood pressure, family history, or reactions to other birth control, the most effective and safest methods of birth control are long-acting progestin-only methods, such as the implant or the hormonal IUD, which decrease rates of endometrial cancer and decrease bleeding.
They release low amounts of hormone daily and so will not affect your weight.

In brief: IUD/Implant

Regardless of your age, blood pressure, family history, or reactions to other birth control, the most effective and safest methods of birth control are long-acting progestin-only methods, such as the implant or the hormonal IUD, which decrease rates of endometrial cancer and decrease bleeding.
They release low amounts of hormone daily and so will not affect your weight.
Dr. Brian Nguyen
Dr. Brian Nguyen
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Dr. Carla Enriquez
Pediatrics

In brief: Abstinence

First abstinence, then iud, then barrier protection (condom or dam).
All the hormone based contraceptives involve an equivalent (minimal) risk of weight gain.

In brief: Abstinence

First abstinence, then iud, then barrier protection (condom or dam).
All the hormone based contraceptives involve an equivalent (minimal) risk of weight gain.
Dr. Carla Enriquez
Dr. Carla Enriquez
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