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Monday, September 17, 2007

DEPO-PROVERA

20-year-old woman gained 40 lbs in one year while using Depo-Provera for birth control

Here is a short story from a 24-year-old woman who, at the age of 20, gained 40 pounds in one year after she was given Depo-Provera for birth control. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Mon, Sep 17, 2007 7:11 am | [0] comments

Wednesday, July 06, 2005

BIRTH CONTROL

Depo-Provera causes average weight gain of 13.4 lbs after 2.5 years

Women who use Depo-Provera (depot-medroxyprogesterone acetate) for birth control gain an average of 13.4 pounds or 8.8 percent of body weight after 2.5 years, all of which was body fat according to a new study from the University of Iowa in Iowa City, Iowa, USA. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Wed, Jul 06, 2005 7:52 am | [5] comments
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