Does taking birth control make you gain weight?

Answer On One Hand: Patients Report ItWomen often do report weight gain after they start using hormonal contraceptives for birth control, and it is one of the most common reasons for patients to stop taki... Read More »

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Does the seasonale birth control make you gain weight?

On One Hand: A Pervasive BeliefAccording to a report published by eMed TV, there's a pervasive belief that oral contraceptives such as Seasonale cause weight gain. In fact, the report says, many w... Read More »

Will going off birth control cause weight gain?

On One Hand: Some Might Experience Weight GainBirth-control pills sometimes cause women to gain weight due to increased levels of estrogen, while in other women it has little effect on their overal... Read More »

Does taking pain pills make you gain weight?

On One Hand: A Potential Side EffectWeight gain is one of the potential side effects of some pain medications. The prescription medications used for pain relief are usually corticosteroids, opioids... Read More »

I started taking a Vitamin D3 supplement... Will it make me gain weight?

Vitamin D helps to absorb calcium, which helps to increase bone mass. So, theoretically, yes, you could gain weight but only because your bones would be denser, not fat gain. But I've been taking i... Read More »