Decrease in fertility
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Can the birth control pill affect my fertility?
No 鈥?there’s no evidence that long-term use of the birth control pill interferes with fertility. Some women experience a disruption in their menstrual cycle for several months after going off the Pill (a condition called post-pill amenorrhea).
What are the effects of long-term use of birth control?
However, there are some possible side effects from long-term usage, such as an increased risk of blood clots and breast cancer . The effects, though, are not all negative: Long-term use of birth control has also been associated with a reduced risk of developing ovarian, endometrial, and colorectal cancers.
Do long-term birth control pills affect IVF success rates?
Also, while the researchers concluded that long-term oral birth control pills may increase the risk of IVF cycle cancellation (due to the thin lining), pregnancy rates appeared to be similar between the groups.
Is it safe to take birth control pills long term?
Birth control pills and other forms of birth control are generally considered safe to use long-term but do carry risks that everyone taking them should know. Increased risk of blood clots, stroke, and heart attack: People who take birth control pills are at a higher risk of developing blood clots or having a stroke or heart attack.