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I would like to loose weight and also get my periods each month. I take birth control pills to get my periods.

Healthy diet. My preference low carbohydrate, low fat, high protein,no processed food, no sugary or artificial sweetened beverages and exercise. Though various other calorie reducing diets are effective. 7 to 8 hours of sleep, relaxation and meditation . Read more...

I'm on birth control pills but im 5 days late for my periods. I'm supposed to start pills again on friday, but still no period. Shall I take the pill?

Preg test. Take a pregnancy test. If it's negative i would restart the next pack. Otherwise call your doctor. Read more...
Yes. It is common to miss a period while on the pill, it doesn't mean that you are pregnant. The pill is very effective if taken every single day as instructed. If you missed a pill it two last month, a pregnancy test would be a reasonable next step. Read more...

What will happen if I take birth control pills during my periods?

That is fine if u . Want to, many of my pts take the pill continuously so hopefully that will prevent a period which is totally fine on the pill, by that i mean u take only tehe active pills, not the placebo ones at the end of the pack, talk to your gyn about that. Read more...

What are some side effects of birth control pills? Would it be worth it to take them just to decrease my periods? What are some common pill options?

Lots of options . Many people take birth control for cycle control. This is a common. Loestrin 24 or gianvi (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) are popular brands. Seasonique decreases periods to 4x/yr. Mirena iud stops them completely in many patients. Common side effects are nausea and bleeding at the wrong time. Remember birth control decreases risk of ovarian, colon and uterine cancer. Read more...