Hi I want to have some information about the pill, ive heard that its not good for your health because of the hormones and that it may cause cancer.The thing is, is that i am in a serious relationship and we started talking about sex.I dont want to freak out when i miss my period and think im pregnant since i am irregular.I dont know what to do, i know theres the condom too but i just want to be very very safe.Can someone give me information,is the pill not good for your health even if you dont smoke the cigarette?
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Any form of birth control can regulate your periods, and can make cramps a lot lighter, and you'll have a lighter period. Studies say that birth control can cause blood clots, and they say that you shouldn't smoke while on it, especially if you're over 35.
Birth control does have *risks*, but it doesn't happen to everyone. Check it out, and ask yourself if birth control is right for you. There are MANY different forms of birth control out there, just ask yourself, which one would be right for you?
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