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does birth control affect VVS?



I have just been diagnosed with VVS and was wondering if anyone knew if birth-control pills have anything to do with it? I had recently switched to Estrostep birth control and dont know if it caused me to pass out or if it was just coincidence...thank you!

This web site is not a substitute for a thorough medical evaluation and diagnosis of your vaso-vagal type symptoms.  Medical treatment and diagnosis is the only acceptable initial response to these serious symptoms since they might present from any number of life threatening and treatable illnesses. It is for you and your physician to rule out more serious illnesses; Please don't use this online forum as an alternative to getting responsible medical attention and being under the care of a physician for the duration of any unknown, suspected or dangerous vaso-vagal syndrome symptoms.
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