15 Best (and 15 Worst) Effects of Birth Control

Before anyone takes medication, it’s important to know the side effects and how they could affect your body while you're taking them. Birth control is especially important since it affects your hormones. By knowing the side effects of the medication, you can know what to expect and what is out of the ordinary if symptoms do appear. With that being said, 62% of women use some form of birth control in the United States, according to the Center for Disease Control. There are many different types of birth control pills someone can choose, making it simple to find one that works well.

If you’re considering the medicine for the first time, you may know the obvious effect of birth control. The medicine is designed to keep you from having children until you’re ready, but that isn’t the only benefit of taking the medicine. Unfortunately, there are also some bad side effects that can come with this little pill. The worst effects vary depending on which formula you choose, especially since they’re all different.

If you’re considering taking birth control, we’re going over 30 of the best and worst effects that you should be aware of. You may be surprised with some of the benefits.

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