Depo Withdrawal, Hormone Imbalance,

Discontinuing Depo-Provera & Androgen Rebound

When it gets worse before it gets better  Kristina, who took Depo Provera injections for about a year, stopped because of repeated and severe urinary tract infections. Once her final Depo injection wore off, her troubles weren’t over. She reported going through “terrible withdrawals,” with migraines, constipation, diarrhea, weight gain, hemorrhoids, back, side, stomach issues, and severe breast pain. Six months…

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Cortisol, Hormone Imbalance, Bone Loss, Depo Provera, Birth Control Shot

The Unique Dangers of Depo-Provera Birth Control Shot

How hormonal disruption leads to immune suppression “Depo Provera is the only contraceptive to mimic cortisol in the body, which makes its side effects really serious,” said Dr. Joel Brind, PhD, Professor Emeritus of Human Biology and Endocrinology at Baruch College of the City University of New York. Depo has been shown to increase a woman’s risk of both loss…

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