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Ross Pelton on What Women Need to Know about The Pill

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Because of the Affordable Care Act’s mandate, birth control is more accessible than ever, with contraception being covered by most health insurance companies, sans cost-sharing.

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Among the various contraceptive choices, the pill is one that has come under scrutiny, as it is a hormonal method of contraception.

Ross Pelton is The Natural Pharmacist and a WellnessFX practitioner who is passionate about women’s health. His new book, The Pill Problem, teaches women how to mitigate the side effects from birth control pills. After writing The Drug-Induced Nutrient Depletion Handbook, Pelton was amazed to find that oral contraceptives deplete more nutrients than any other class of commonly prescribed drugs, creating a startling amount of side effects, including: Continue reading

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