This fall I am going off to college and I was wondering about my birth control. I am currently on Yaz as my birth control method. I am Yaz for its other effects(I had horrible PMS and was prescribed Yaz for this reason). I was hoping to use a birth control method that does the same thing (make me not crazy when I PMS) but less intensive (I do not want to have to worry about birth control pills everyday). Are there any good options for me?
-------------------- Thanks so much! Becca Posts: 136 | From: Baltimore, MD | Registered: Oct 2010
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This is actually something to talk to your doctor about. There are a lot of hormonal birth control methods out there that are not the pill, but your doctor has your whole health history and would have a better idea of what would work for you specifically. If you want to get an idea of what's available though, our Birth Control Bingo piece is a good place to start.
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