Birth Control Pills Or Time to Switch to Hormone Replacement Therapy?

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You hit 40 and thought you were too old for your pills, but you didn’t smoke, and had no contraindications to the pill, and you found out from your gyno there is no upper age limit on pill us. So now that you got the black balloon treatment from your gal pals on your 50th, you are wondering, are you too old for OC pills? When do they bust out the old lady hormone dosages? Oral contraceptive pills and hormone therapy (or as we used to call it, hormone replacement therapy) have very similar hormones in them. They contain estrogen and progesterone, but no menopausal regimen has phases to the dosing, and many premenopausal contraceptive dosing will still be dosed such that a menstrual period still occurs.


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