I just started birth control, but I also have a Juul, which is an e cigarette. It only has nicotine in it, and none of the other chemicals. Is it okay to smoke the Juul while on birth control? Would it be safe if i smoked out of it only a few times a day?
This is simply not recommended.Even women who are not at high risk, and have not reached the age of 35, should be careful about combining nicotine and birth control pills. If a woman has certain risk factors, including a family history of heart disease, high cholesterol, and high blood pressure, these can be very dangerous when combined with smoking and birth control pills.
So, either you quit smoking or opt for other non-hormonal contraceptives.
Given the "double" effect of smoking and tablets on blood vessels, the risk of thrombosis, heart attack, stroke, varicose veins, embolism, atherosclerosis and other vascular diseases increases in smoking women taking hormonal contraceptives by 8 times! And this is a very big risk to health.
There are a number of symptoms that suggest that the combination of hormones and nicotine is negatively perceived by the body. Every woman should know about them:
Pain in the legs and calves,
Pain in the lower abdomen,
Stupid or stitching pain in the chest,
Migraine or severe headache.
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