20/09/2019

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Combined pill

5/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
12 - 18 months
Had children
No
Height
5'5"/165cm
Weight
55kg - 60kg / 8st 9lb - 9st 6lb
Currently using
Yes I'm using it currently

Experience

I decided to go on the pill due to the constant stress over condoms (that they aren’t going to work,…) And to regulate my periods because they were delayed by stress. At first you need some time to adjust, because you need to be taking it at the same time everyday. But when you get a grip of it it gets easier. I didn’t have any major symptomps after i started taking them, and the ones that i had they went away in about a month. I still get regular periods on exactly 28 days (which before, i never got, it was never regular), so i am really happy with that. My skin also got better. I took somewhat a long time to decide because i really dont want to put chemicals into my body, but on the other hand i do want to be protected, and also it is cheaper than buying condoms (if you have a partner). I am planning to take the pill for 2-3 more years (that is 4 years alltogether) because i dont want to poison my body for years and years.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Neutral - no change
Weight
I don’t know / can’t tell
Periods
Lighter periods
Sex drive
No change

Side effects whilst taking

No effects

Better skin

Enlarged breasts

Tender breasts

Vaginal dryness

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