VIDEO: Birth Control and Nutrient Depletion

Another very popular drug that many teenagers are on is the birth control pill. Like many other drugs, this drug can deplete the body of nutrients, including most of the body’s B-Vitamins.

One especially concerning side effect of depleting B-Vitamins is abnormal papsmears from a condition called cervical displasia, which is a stage before cervical cancer.

The birth control pill, in these instances, can do more harm than good. The initial reasons for birth control pills may be to balance hormones and relieve cramps, there’s good news. We find those conditions easy to treat with diet and nutritional supplements.

There’s much more you should know about birth control pills if you or someone you know is taking them.

You can also contact the Stengler Center to schedule a consultation. Give us a call at 760-274-2377.