I have been on birth control pills since November of 2005. I take them to actually stop my period for medical reasons. I have endometriosis and the doctor said to keep that from flairing up I should take the active birth control pill everyday to stop my periods. So I have not had a period at all in 4 years almost. Over the last year or so I have been having horrible hot flashes and they seem to be getting worse. I didn't know if there was a possiblity that the birth control pills could cause early menopause?
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