i have been trying to take birth control pills for a while... in the past ((years ago)) i was able to take them with no problem at all! but now, it seems that they make me really really sick... i tried a few months ago... and i couldnt get through the first week... had to stop.. vomiting, and extreme flare of CFS/FM symptoms...almost went to hospital.. then when my endocrinologist said that i am hypoadrenal (but not full blown addisons disease--i think its adrenal fatigue) and at that time he put me on very low dose steroid replacement for the hypoadrenal... hydrocortisone 10mg once a day... i started to feel better! so i tried the birth control pills again, because for various reasons other methods are not working out for me and my fiance and i am terrified that if i became pregnant at this point in my illness it would kill me!! and i have been on them for 3 months... 3 months of hell.. it wasnt such an 'immediate' sick as before i was on the steroids, but it has been a definate ongoing building up sick... now i have to go off of them again.. i will never try them again as long as i am actively with CFS/FM... but i am suffering terrible and once again i think i need to go to the hospital... but as you may or may not know... i lost my last job and now have no insurance... so i really have to be sure that i want and need to go to the hospital...also, because of no insurance, i cannot afford my lunesta or my nausea meds!! the nausea meds being the most important here... i was just wondering if any of you have experienced this?? i know that just having our menses can make alot of us sicker..