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natural ways I can balance my hormones after BC?

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I recently stopped taking birth control pills, and now I am suffering from acne, hair thinning, and I've also gained weight (about 10 pounds). What are some natural ways I can balance my hormones to stop this?


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replied August 24th, 2012
Birth Control Answer A38166
Hi,
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Symptoms of cane, weight gain, hair loss/changes, if associated with other symptoms like hoarseness of voice, period irregularities etc., could indicate possibility of PCOS. However other causes for weight gain and acne must be looked for and ruled out. The exact cause can only be made out after careful evaluation. Visit your doctor/gynecologist for further evaluation to look for the underlying cause. Treatment as appropriate (based on examination findings and investigations results) would be started to help you control the symptoms. Be in regular monitoring and follow-up with your treating doctor/gynecologist and report any new/abnormal symptoms immediately. Drink plenty of water. Take adequate rest. Maintain healthy diet and lifestyle.
Take care.


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