Strategies identified to improve oral contraceptive success with obese women

Strategies identified to improve oral contraceptive success with obese women

Two ways to effectively address the problem that birth control pills may not work as well in obese women, compared to women of a normal body mass index, have been proposed by researchers: either a higher-dose pill or skipping the ‘one week off’ regimen might work. For obese women, simply shifting to an alternative form of birth control is an option, the researchers said. But they also pointed out that oral contraceptives are the most preferred form of birth control and that a woman’s … Continue reading Strategies identified to improve oral contraceptive success with obese women