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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