Tag: oral contraceptive pill

  • Can Birth Control Cause Acne?

    Can Birth Control Cause Acne?

    Acne is a common skin condition we have all faced at some point. Hormones cause it, clogging pores with oil or dead skin cells and forming pimples, blackheads, or whiteheads. But what is the connection between hormones, birth control pills, and acne? Androgens, which are responsible for sebum production (a waxy, oily substance), are present…

  • Pros and Cons of Online Prescriptions for an Oral Contraceptive Pill

    Pros and Cons of Online Prescriptions for an Oral Contraceptive Pill

    An Oral contraceptive pill, also known as a birth control pill, is a medication taken daily by women to prevent pregnancy.  The pills are only to be taken as directed by a healthcare professional, and they do not protect against sexually transmitted infections (STIs). Thus, doctors suggest using other prevention methods along with the oral…