Menstrual suppression: Is it safe?

09/15/2003 | Philadelphia Inquirer, The

Despite Barr Laboratories' claim that its new birth-control pill, Seasonale, is safe, some specialists disagree and argue there have not been enough studies on the safety of long-term menstrual suppression. One psychiatrist and women's health specialist says period-stalling can cause a number of health problems, including heart disease as a result of iron buildup in the blood.

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