I guess a more apt title would be “afraid of hormonal imbalance.” I have PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome) and, at least for me, any change in hormones has been noticeable. Every time I get pregnant, my hormones have to be fixed. Every time I give birth, my hormones need to be fixed. As I recently posted, I have gone off birth control, and you guessed it: my hormones need to be fixed.
Actually, the reading I have done says that people with low progesterone, like me, do need to be off normal birth control. However, I did experience a withdrawal of sorts after ridding my body of a hormone it has been on for years. My teenager acne is better (darn it, I thought I had outgrown that! Turns out, it was my birth control) as well hormonal imbalance.
Getting off the birth control was just the first step. Now I need to find an herbal supplement and/or change my diet to help find the proper balance. My doctor initially recommended a birth control for my low progesterone, but it was seventy-five dollars a month! I just can’t afford that. And, truth be told, I am afraid of going on another type of birth control. I am just tired of the roller coaster that hormone imbalance brings.