Well Being

15 Things Everyone Should Know About The Pill

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2. Depression can be a huge side effect


Months into taking the pill, I began experiencing severe mood swings and depression. The possibility of this side effect was never really expressed by my doctor, so I assumed my change in mood was entirely mental. Introducing any kind of hormones into your body can have a dramatic effect on your mental health that many doctors neglect to mention.
Weeks after stopping the pill, my mood completely shifted and I felt like a different person. If you struggle with depression or anxiety, the pill may exacerbate these issues without proper support.