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Updated April 09, 2014

Lybrel Stories
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Nausea

“I used Lybrel for two months. My period, which happened at the normal intervals, were twice as heavy and twice as long. I also had nausea so bad everyday that everyone thought I was having morning sickness. I have now stopped taking it for 3 weeks and feel much better.” – Alyssa

“I have only been taking Lybrel for a while. I like not having to worry about a cycle but the nausea is horrific. I’m hoping that as I continue to take it, this will disappear also.” - Kyla

  • Nausea and vomiting are side effects of Lybrel that have been noted particularly for the first few cycles. One study reported that after seven to 13 pill packs, women on Lybrel reported less nausea and breast pain than those on a 21-day birth control pill. In a different study, researchers found that three months of taking Lybrel reduced PMS and associated complaints in 114 women.
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Hormonal Ups and Downs

“I have been taking Lybrel for just over a month. I am having spotting, but that is it. It was so nice to not have the mood swings and roller coaster ride that my period is. Plus I get migraines with the start of my period. I did not experience it last month.” – MJ

“I have been using Lybrel for a year, and it is wonderful. The hormone ups and downs of no pill or 21 day pills are not something I miss. I get the same amount of hormones every day, which for me means less mood swings. And I don’t miss the cramping and bleeding. Try it for a few months. You’ll see the difference.” – Rebecca

  • Eliminating the menstrual week of a woman’s cycle (as Lybrel will do), will cause hormonal levels to stabilize which often leads to a reduction or complete elimination of the symptoms associated with this week such as: bloating, cramping, irritability, headaches, tender breasts, and other various aches and pains.
    Advantages and Benefits of Lybrel

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