It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....

Sleep Disorders Message Board

  • Birth control pills and insomnia

  • Post New Thread   Closed Thread
    Thread Tools Search this Thread
    Old 04-28-2004, 02:37 AM   #1
    lilash's Avatar
    Join Date: Apr 2004
    Location: new jersey, us
    Posts: 1
    lilash HB User
    Angry Birth control pills and insomnia

    I started having insomnia about three years ago. By that time I was taking ephedra to lose weight. It worked but after a while I think it gave me problems sleeping. It makes sense since it increases your energy level, so I just stopped taking them but the sleeping problem was still there. I went to an accupunturist and after months with him he suggested to stop taking my birth control pills, since they are not supposed to be good for your body according to chinese medicine. So I did it, during the almost 10 months I did not take bcp I did not have insomnia at all. However I've also been taking homeopatic pills to sleep (recommended by him) but they have been working very good.
    So my period stopped suddendly for about 5 months and I had weight gain too I guess due to the same hormonal imbalance. My gyn/ob adviced to go back to the bcp (mircette) so I could get balanced again. Result? INSOMNIA!!!! I just started taking them Monday morning and so far two horrible nights.

    Anybody there with same problem?? does anybody know if this relation bcp and insomnia has been studied??

    Sponsors Lightbulb
    Closed Thread

    Related Topics
    Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
    How bad is the initial breakout from birth control pills? chyna_dawl Acne 17 08-10-2010 01:49 PM
    MAV and Birth Control Pills willholl Inner Ear Disorders 3 02-20-2009 07:15 AM
    I am confused about birth control pills!! Christina027 Thyroid Disorders 2 09-25-2006 04:41 AM
    Birth Control Pills for Perimenopause Mistyeyze Menopause 3 05-19-2006 02:48 PM
    Birth Control Questions Slapstick Birth Control 2 03-02-2006 09:02 AM
    Birth Control Pills and Elevated Enzymes Ms_T Liver & Pancreas Disorders 0 09-18-2005 10:54 AM
    Intercourse & birth control, pregnancy risk? mrgreen Birth Control 3 05-10-2005 11:46 AM
    Birth Control Risks - I'm confused... sarasota2004 Birth Control 8 11-10-2004 02:10 PM
    Stopping birth control lammys Thyroid Disorders 3 06-23-2004 04:35 PM

    Thread Tools Search this Thread
    Search this Thread:

    Advanced Search

    Posting Rules
    You may not post new threads
    You may not post replies
    You may not post attachments
    You may not edit your posts

    BB code is On
    Smilies are On
    [IMG] code is Off
    HTML code is Off
    Trackbacks are Off
    Pingbacks are Off
    Refbacks are Off

    Sign Up Today!

    Ask our community of thousands of members your health questions, and learn from others experiences. Join the conversation!

    I want my free account

    All times are GMT -7. The time now is 06:59 PM.

    © 2022 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved.
    Do not copy or redistribute in any form!