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Ive been taking ortho-tri-cyline for about 1 year and a half for acne and birth control.

I was wondering do birth control pills fuck with your hormones if you take them for too long (im aware that a year 1/2 is not long at all, i just dont want to continue)? Does everyone break out when coming off them?

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I took BCP, Ortho Tri-Cyclen to be exact, for many years. My skin got worse when coming off them, but even worse when I slathered my face with topical chemicals.

I cannot speak for everyone, but that is what happened to me. I am now trying to regulate/normalize my hormones in more natural ways.

I personally think that drinking a lot of water, eating well, and taking Omega-3s really helps.

I am Vegan so I take Flax, but many people think Fish Oil does wonders as well. (read the Omega-3 posts).

I was contemplating returning to my old BCPs, but don't want to use something artificial.

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