For young women with a world of choices, even that monthly curse, the menstrual period, is optional.
Using the pill or other contraceptives to block periods is becoming more popular, particularly among young women and those entering menopause, doctors say.
I'm no doctor, but this seems risky to me. If you body's designed to do something as a matter of course, it seems to me you should let it. Who knows what the consequences could be.