SailNet Community - View Single Post - Young Female on Board
View Single Post
post #4 of Old 06-21-2003
texas gal
Junior Member
 
Join Date: May 2003
Posts: 10
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
 
Young Female on Board

Some md''s are starting to prescribe oral contraceptives in such a way that can solve the two dilemas together, if you can tolerate the pill. Instead of having the "sugar pill" week, during which time menses occur, the women take the active pills for up to three months at a time. Voila, no cramps etc for the three months. This might be an alternative for you, if your md thinks you are a good candidate, and if you don''t have seasickness with the tablets. There are also the weekly patches which could be an alternative if you have the severe nausea with tablet, but I don''t believe that any studies have been done using these three months straight, so there would still be the "monthly" stuff. Hope this helps...
texas gal is offline  
Quote Share with Facebook
 
 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome