Walter Larimore is an Associate Clinical Professor of Family Medicine who has written over medical articles in a wide variety of journals. Larimore, in a February 26, email to me, stated that if the Pill has no negative effect on the implantation process, then we should expect its reduction in the percentage of normal intrauterine pregnancies to equal its reduction in the percentage of extrauterine or ectopic including tubal pregnancies. The five studies cited by Dr. The studies, cited by Dr.
It was my first time on birth control, so I asked a lot of questions. I was told there were no side effects, except perhaps a small amount of weight gain, and that my period would stop.
She told me it was completely safe. Other than the ceasing of my menses, and a small amount of weight gain, I was given no other information on side affects or possible side affects. The doctor was wrong. Depo provera was not safe! In my body it was poisonous.
Instead of taking a birth control pill every day, you get a shot three times a year. You can have the shot in your rear, or your arm. I was given it in both places. The depo provera birth control shot stops your periods, or at least I was told that it would, and it did mine.
In fact, some never stop bleeding! Directly below are the side effects I had and some that I still have as a result of depo provera birth control injections that I took for a total of one year over five years ago.
My story, in the written words below, was created on It is now August and I am thrilled to report I have a wonderful nutritionist who specializes in detoxification who has helped me gain my life back.
I am almost at full recovery pain wise. I will however more than likely never be able to eat dairy, wheat, whey, white flour, caffeine, or chocolate again, but that is something I can deal with fairly easily now as I am already accustomed to my new way of eating and my understanding of nutrition.
I am getting the poison of depo provera, and all of the other rx drugs I was put on because of depo provera OUT of my system. It is a long road to recovery. I was eventually diagnosed with fibromyalgia - all stemming from the damage depo provera caused me.
I refused to believe that I would have to live with the incurable disease of fibromyalgia. My current doctor not only agrees, but he has showed me how to do it!
Many women are now emailing who were as I was, healthy before depo provera, and now diagnosed with fibromyalgia. Read my entire site and my discussion board for help! I am leaving this story and my symptoms up so that others who are suffering can see what symptoms I had.
I almost killed myself over depo I started depo in 96 and was on it for a year. And, the doctors I started reporting my symptoms too said there was no way it was depo that was making me sick.
So I never put two and two together or considered depo provera was what was making me so ill. Eventually I got off of depo. After what I have been reading, I think even just one shot of depo would have done this to me. Here is what happened After the first few months on the depo provera birth control shot I started getting ill.
Every day there was something new hurting. My most prevalent symptoms were violent headaches, sore muscles in upper back and neck and hair loss.
My hair started falling out when I would wash it.With comments – and counting – to my year-old post Coming off Depo-Provera is a women’s worst nightmare (April 4, ) I thought it was time to revisit this topic.
That blog post has become a forum for women to share their negative experiences with stopping Depo-Provera (also called “the shot,” or Depo), the four-times-a-year contraceptive injection. Does the Birth Control Pill Cause Abortions? Randy Alcorn. 4th edition, revised November the consumer advice from the manufacturers cautions that pregnancy should be avoided in the first three months after ceasing the combined oral contraceptive.
assuring the recipient that the Pill, Norplant and Depo-Provera are not abortifacients. Ceasing the Poison Depo Provera (Depo), approved as a birth control method in the U.S.
in , is a synthetic hormone progestin injection lasting three months. It is used as a form of contraception, and as a form of chemical castration for sex offenders.
update: Our colleagues at the Center for Menstrual Cycle Research recently posted Stopping Depo-Provera: Why and What To Do About Adverse Experiences, an excellent interview with endocrinologist and OBOS contributor Dr.
Jerilynn Prior, who shares her advice for managing symptoms after stopping Depo. Levlen is a combination birth control pill containing female hormones that prevent ovulation (the release of an egg from an ovary). Levlen also causes changes in your cervical mucus and uterine lining, making it harder for sperm to reach the uterus and harder for a fertilized egg to attach to the uterus.
Depo-Provera is an injection containing the synthetic hormone progestin which is called depo-medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA). Depo-Provera is a hormonal method of .