Birth Control

25 09, 2018

Exposed: The Depressing Truth About ’The Pill’

By |2018-09-25T13:56:43+00:00September 25th, 2018|Birth Control|0 Comments

As a Naturopathic Doctor, who commonly treats mental health concerns, I am always looking for the underlying cause of depressive and anxiety symptoms and looking for obstacles which prevent symptom resolution. One of my first questions to women who suffer from mood and emotional symptoms is “are you on ‘the pill’?" Oral contraceptives (OCs), or birth control pills, have been prescribed to women since the 1950’s and today over 100 million women use OCs (9). They allow women [...]