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why do I feel like this on Lutera?

I just started taking Lutera Birth control and lately I've been just sad and I keep crying. I don't understand why- right now I feel like I just want to curl up and cry and sleep and just be left alone, but the thought of being alone right now makes me ever more sad. I don't know why I feel like this, but I want it to stop. I have a feeling its my birth control, am I wrong?
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replied November 22nd, 2010
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The hormones contained in birth control pill scan have various effects on you. One of the most common one is depression. This usually happens due to progesterone content of the pill. Consider visiting your gynecologist, discuss your symptoms, and ask for alternative birth control that will effectively control your symptoms and give you protection too.
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