Horrors of Depo-Provera / Norplant

Depo-Provera (depot medroxyprogesterone acetate) is a birth control Slot Depo 20rb method given in the form of an injection in either the arm or the rear or possibly both. It last up to three months and is about ninety six percent effective. It’s made from prostegin which is a synthetic version of the body’s natural progesterone, which would make the injections very unnatural to your body. Here are some common symptoms associated with this birth control method:

  • Weight gain
  • Depression
  • Bloating
  • Migraines
  • Swollen breasts
  • Reduced sex drive
  • Hair loss
  • Dizziness
  • Terrible acne
  • Irregular bleeding
  • Hot flashes
  • Leg cramps
  • nausea
  • Vaginal discharge

There have also been many horrifying testimonials of side effects by women that have received these injections. One confronted her doctor about her sickness and the doctor said that it couldn’t be coming from the injections. The woman said that her doctor took $8,000 dollars from her by treating her sickness and the sad part was that she was misdiagnosed with the wrong symptom. I’m not saying that all doctors are bad, but you should feel that you have a close relationship with your doctor and that he or she is out there for your well being rather than making money.


This is a long lasting contraceptive which can last up to five years and is about 99 percent effective. These are inserted into the arm surgically and contain the synthetic hormone progestin to block fertilization

Side effects:

  • Weight gain
  • Tender Breasts
  • Breast Discharge
  • Disrupted Menstrual cycles
  • Hair loss
  • Dizziness
  • Acne
  • Enlarged ovaries
  • Violent headaches/migraines

Doug Purcell

Certified Personal Trainer

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