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Oral Contraceptive Pill Pause & Withdrawal Linked to Depression & Anxiety in Young Women (Study)

A recent study has shed new light on the mental health implications of hormonal contraceptives, particularly focusing on the period known as the ‘pill pause.’ Research indicates that temporarily stopping synthetic hormone intake during this break can lead to increased negative emotions and anxiety among long-term contraceptive pill users. This finding challenges the conventional approach …

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How Long Does “Plan B” Stay In Your System?

“Plan B” is a brand name birth control formulation manufactured in tablets, each of which contains 0.75 mg of the active steroid levonorgestrel. Levonorgestrel is an entirely synthetic progestogen that was synthesized in the 1960s and was included in birth control products by the 1980s.  The levonorgestrel within Plan B functions by inhibiting ovulation or …

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