Birth Control Pill 101
The pill can help strengthen your bones and protect against osteoporosis.
Studies show that using the pill over a period of time may lower the risk of developing ovarian and endometrial cancer.
This disease is an infection of the uterus, ovaries, fallopian tubes and other related areas. If it is not treated, it can cause scarring and lead to infertility, tubal pregnancies, and chronic pelvic pain. The pill can help prevent bacteria that cause PID from entering the uterus.
Most studies show that the pill does not increase the risk of breast cancer.