I Want to Start Birth Control

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    I want to start birth control

    for the purpose of controlling my PMS symptoms: extremely emotional, constantly fatigued, can't focus because I feel depressed - I don't want to go on the pill but I hate feeling this way before I get my period, will going on birth control help? Or is there any other ways I can...
    kat115nk kat115nk
    26-30, F
    Aug 27, 2015

    I'm not thinking about birth control to sleep

    around, it's to stop having PMS, periods. Any advice about Mirena?
    Sweetgirl4u2 Sweetgirl4u2
    36-40, F
    1 Response Dec 29, 2014

    I want to do it because I can't stand having to

    deal with all this girl responsibilities stuff. I do enough already so why do I have to be a girl that has all these anoying issues!
    Melody6517 Melody6517
    18-21, F
    Mar 29, 2016

    I'm wanting to start birth control.

    I started getting my period when I was 11 and in the last year, I started bleeding heavier and getting more intense cramping when I as on my period. I'm not sexually active either. I am looking to start either pills, mirena, paragard or nexplanon but know nothing about any of...
    candicelayla candicelayla
    16-17, F
    8 Responses Jan 29, 2015

    Thinking about going to the clinic today

    and getting birth control pills. No time for babies right now. I'd rather be safe than sorry. But I'll definitely still use condoms too. It's amazing how some women get caught up in "oh I won't get pregnant, I'm on birth control"... And I'm like OK lol! Birth control is not...
    Shygirl917 Shygirl917
    22-25, F
    1 Response Oct 23, 2014

    I've been dealing with terrible periods

    and intense fatigue, stomach pain with stomach to full body cramps and flu symptoms for years now. My period is so heavy at night I have to set alarms every few hours so I don't leak. That makes me severely depressed and wiped out the next few days. I also feel horribly sick...
    fallenstar23 fallenstar23
    22-25, F
    1 Response Sep 26, 2015
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