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Dannibabu

794d

I’ve been on birth control since elementary school, being on continual dosing starting in my teens. I have endometriosis and plan to conceive soon in life. I’m terrified of stopping the birth control to try and conceive due to all the crazy side effects I’ve heard of others stopping birth control. I’m not even sure my body produces the right amounts of hormones on it’s own. I’m just wondering if anyone has had a similar experience or any suggestions on alternative treatments..even doctors or naturalists to communicate to. Thank you for your time ❤️

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    • Jojo1084

      783d

      I recently went off BC after about 15 years on the pill. I’m working with a naturopath to adopt an anti-inflammatory lifestyle for my endometriosis. No gluten, no dairy, no alcohol. As far as caffeine, I still have one cup of coffee in the morning. My naturopath also has me on a supplement called GlutaClear. To be honest, the first period I had after stopping the pill was rough. I had one day of excruciating pain even with taking ibuprofen. I am hoping that over months, if I keep at it, I’ll see my pain levels go down. 🙏

    • Jojo1084

      783d

      I recently went off BC after about 15 years on the pill. I’m working with a naturopath to adopt an anti-inflammatory lifestyle for my endometriosis. No gluten, no dairy, no alcohol. As far as caffeine, I still have one cup of coffee in the morning. My naturopath also has me on a supplement called GlutaClear. To be honest, the first period I had after stopping the pill was rough. I had one day of excruciating pain even with taking ibuprofen. I am hoping that over months, if I keep at it, I’ll see my pain levels go down. 🙏

    • Paincess

      792d

      Definitely have your AMH checked. You then need to help your body out by going full anti inflammatory lifestyle. Sure yoga and Reiki and meditation help with the mental part of inflammation but they will be overpowered if you’re still eating gluten, high lactose, refined sugar, and drinking alcohol. Levels of inflammation directly impact an embryo’s ability to implant. All this should also help lessen period symptoms once off the BC. Honestly it took me a full year for my periods to get bad after quitting BC

      • Dannibabu

        791d

        @Paincess I definitely will speak to my OBGYN about the AMH test when I see him later this month. Thank you for the information and sharing. I do limit what I eat and stay on a strict eating plan. The few times we have tried to even wean me off of the BC the horrible periods begin immediately. So we are trying to formulate a plan around that. Appreciate your time!

    • wise

      793d

      I would make sure it's even possible for you to not only get pregnant, but stay that way long enough for a fetus to become viable. Personally I know I don't have any issue getting pregnant, but because of the location and severity of my endo, I just miscarry after about 4-6 weeks. For me that's great, I don't want kids (especially not bio ones) and getting an abortion is near impossible where I live, but I understand not everyone feels the same way

      • Dannibabu

        793d

        @wise I appreciate you sharing with me and I’m sorry you have to go through everything associated with having endometriosis. I was checked back in 2015 to see if my body can sustain a fetus and everything checked out back then. Before we start trying to actively conceive I plan on being reevaluated. Thank you again! ❤️

    • VeeN89

      794d

      Same instance. I was so afraid to go off to conceive. It took me 6 months. What helped me was yoga (for the inflammation) and some reiki sessions to balance my chakra.

      • Dannibabu

        793d

        @VeeN89 Thank you so much! I thoroughly enjoy yoga and I’ve always been interested in reiki, I just don’t know much about it. Outside of yoga and reiki did you use any other methods to manage the hormonal changes and body imbalances? Of course if you don’t mind me asking 💕 Sending love and light!

        • VeeN89

          793d

          @Dannibabu just Tylenol, keeping active, eating right, and heating pads. Best of luck 💕

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