Patient Comments: Birth Control - Types

What type of birth control do you use and why?

Comment from: sham, 25-34 Female (Patient) Published: August 05

I take the pill because my period has always been extremely irregular, long, and heavy. I started on it for acne reasons when I was younger and I kept it for contraceptive reasons later on. Even if I am using condoms, I could not live without the pill. It has its disadvantages, such as having to remember to take it every day at the same time (which does not always happen, I guarantee), but I just could not go back to living at the mercy of my crazy rebellious period.

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