Birth Control and the Blues

Why You Need To Talk To Your Doctor After You Go On Birth Control

Could your birth control be increasing your risk of depression? Maybe, according to a new study. But before you start blaming all your probs on your BC, there's more you need to know.

You made the big decision to talk to your doctor about getting on birth control, and probably felt like you had your sh*t together. (Totally true, BTW.) But after you got the prescription, you were probably like, Peace out, doc! However, a new study shows why it's so important for you to keep the convo going with your physician as your body adjusts to being on birth control.

To break it down: Research