Does this birth control make me look fat: The effects of progesterone-only contraception on metabolism

by: Stephanie Gates Weight gain has been a self-diagnosed side effect of many methods of birth control for years. While this has not been proven, scientists have found many associations between progesterone, an endogenous hormone commonly used in female contraception, and resting metabolic rate. This association might, in turn, lead to an increase in appetite […]

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