Ive been on Microgestin Fe 1.5/30 for about 8 months now and have been on birth control for about 2 years now. I wanted to start taking Maca, however I read that it involves hormones and fertility increase. Is this true? Basically, could I take both and still be protected of unwanted pregnancy? Would taking it mess up my cycle or make me break out?
Maca is an herbaceous biennial plant of the crucifer family native to the high Andes of Peru. It has been used commonly as a food because of its high nutritional value as well as to enhance fertility and sexual performance. Indigenous people used maca to treat numerous conditions including anemia, tuberculosis, sterility, and fatigue.
In regards to taking it along side Microgestin there are no documented drug interaction studies available so it would be advisable to check with your doctor first before taking Maca.
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