Can You List 10 Things Your Birth Control Pills Are Doing For You....Besides Contraception, Here are 14!

  1. Preventing Acne: three pills are approved for acne control, most all do work for this
  2. Treating PMS
  3. Preventing Endometriosis
  4. Preventing Ovarian Cysts
  5. Preventing Menstrual Cramps
  6. Preventing Heavy Menstrual Bleeding
  7. Preventing Menstrual Migraines
  8. Stopping Periods (if you don't want them! or just arrange them when you do!)
  9. Decreases Ovarian, Colon and Uterine Lining Cancer
  10. Makes periods predictable
   11. Shrink Fibroids (not in every study, but in many they do)
   12. Better Bones: this is for women over 40, for younger women the effect is probably neutral
   13. Less Benign (non-cancerous) Breast Disease
   14. Fewer Irregular Menstrual Periods


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