Are birth control and hormones stealing your sex drive? According to the Center for Disease Control, 10.2 million women of reproductive age in the U.S. take “the pill.” (1) Although some women experience low libido, most find that birth control has little-to-no effect on sex drive. In fact, some women even report an increased sex drive. However, the fact remains that birth control jacks up your hormone levels, and this isn’t healthy. In the end, it’s up to you to listen to your body to know if birth control is right for you. If your libido is normally high and then you suddenly lose the itch, that’s cause for concern. This article covers the ins-and-outs of birth control and sex drive, plus some natural alternatives to the pill. What Is a Birth Control Pill? Birth control pills refer …
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