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Can birth control pills regulate 30 day long period?

If you mean. 30 days of bleeding when you say '30 day long period' you need to see a doctor to figure out why this is happening: pills may or may not help. Read more...

How does birth control pills help you regulate you period? And how long should you take them if thats the only purpose of taking them?

BC Pills. Bc pills work by giving you a constant concentration of hormones (an estrogen & a progesterone). Usually, fluctuations in your body's hormones control your cycle and ovulation. Bc pills give a constant amount of the hormone; during the 'off' days you're taking a sugar pill (no hormones); the drop in hormones causes your period. Take the pills as long as you want to regulate your cycle. Read more...
Programmed cycle. Birth control pills use hormones to supress ovulation. Those same hormones effect the lining of the uterus so when you take the pills without hormones you have your period. It is overriding whatever cycle you normally have - regular or irregular. They do not fix the problem you have that is making you irregular. You can take them up to age 35 for smokers and into the 40's for non-smokers. Read more...

Do I have to depend on birth control pills to regulate my period?

Maybe. Bcps don't regulate your periods; they regulate your bleeding pattern. A normal period is controlled by a feedback system in the pituitary gland; bcps shut this system off and your bleeding pattern becomes controlled by the hormones in the pill instead of hormones produced in your body. Read more...

I am 16, I take birth control pills to help regulate my period, but I have had my period for 2 weeks now. How do I make it stop?

2 weeks 2 long. Obviously, a 2 week long period is too long to put up with especially while taking the oral contraceptive pill. If the bleeding isn't spotting but "full on" requiring several protection changes a day, you need to contact the prescriber (MD) of the pill and find out your answer. Read more...

I was prescribed birth control pills to regulate my period. Before I take them I wanted to know how that worked and how long you take them for?

Hormones. Birth control pills work by using hormones to regulate. Before you start you should have your hormones checked as well as your thyroid levels and other labs to see why your menses are irregular. Usually, they will make your periods regular. Read more...