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Your Brain on Birth Control

Your Brain on Birth Control
Birth control regulates your reproductive system, but what does it do to your brain?

Hormones influence what your brain does. It’s not surprising to learn that birth control pills can affect your mood, appetite and overall health.

The hippocampus is smaller for women on the pill than those cycling naturally.

While birth control is important for women, it’s best to make an informed decision with an understanding of what birth control does to your brain.You can then weigh the pros and cons before making your choice.

Listen as Dr. Sarah Hill joins Dr. Pamela Peeke to discuss what the pill does to the brain.


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Featured Speaker:
Sarah Hill, PhD
Dr. Sarah HillDr. Sarah E. Hill is a leading researcher in evolutionary psychology and the author of THIS IS YOUR BRAIN ON BIRTH CONTROL.