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Ok, here's a little background info. I'm 18, have been on the BCP for 6 months, am vegetarian, am sexually active in a monogamous relationship, always use a condom (except once, but it won't happen again), am STI negative (got tested 2 months ago) and live at school. I get 9 hours + of sleep a night. The problem started about a month ago. I started feeling really tired in the morning. Then I started to get headaches a lot. Now I'm just tired and listless all the time, get these wicked headaches that won't go away, and whenever I eat, even if I barely eat anything and was really hungry before, I feel sick to my stomach and overly full. Could this be because of Alesse? I haven't had any problems previously. Or could it be something else?
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Did you ever have any troubles with headaches before using BCPs?

If you did, it's not atypical for BCPs to make headache problems worse, especially migraines.

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