Can birth control regulate your period?

Yes. Hormonal contraceptives such as the pill, the ring, the patch and the shot are commonly used to help regulate menstrual cycles to decrease the flow, regularize the timing or even suppress periods from coming. These medications have other uses and benefits than just contraception.

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Period is 2 days late but I am on my first month of birth control? I thought it was supposed to regulate my cycle

Need more info. This could be normal, but you should call your physician who prescribed the birth control medication just to be sure that it is normal for you with the kind of BC pill he/she prescribed. Read more...

Will birth control regulate my period?

Yes. When they were first studied these hormonal preparations were designed to help women have predictable periods, influence the amount of flow , and end ovulation pain. Over time they realized birth rates dropped with use as a side effect. Eventually that became their main selling point. Read more...

What can I use besides birth control to regulate my period?

Depends. Everyone has a different situation. If all your testing has been done and no cause of irregular bleeding is found, you can just simply chart your menstrual cycles and as long as you are getting 8 menstrual cycles a year, you do not have to have any treatment. If you are having heavy bleeding, you can get anemia and weakness. In that case, you can just use NSAIDs or Tranexemic Acid. Read more...
Nothing. Irregular periods are cAused by hormonal imbalance anD requires addition of hormones to correct it. Read more...

What can I do to regulate my period with out takin birth control?

Menses. The best way to help your menses to be more regular is to avoid medications that might affect your ability to clot or bleed and secondly to maintain a healthy and not fluctuating body weight. Read more...

How to regulate my period after not being on birth control for 3 years?

Restart hormonal rx. You could restart combination (estrogen and progesterone) in oral contraceptive pills. An alternative to the pill would be the vaginal ring. Either way the combination of the hormones should help regulate your cycle. There are many different pill formulas. Your gyn can recommend the best option for you. Read more...