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Depo Provera linked to memory loss

Depo Provera linked to memory loss

According to a recent study, the hormone found in the popular birth control shot causes memory loss in lab rats. Not surprisingly, an Internet search yielded anecdotal reports of memory loss years ago such as this one by “Clara” in 2004: I was on the Depo shot for a year. In the beginning, I was […] [...more]

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Birth Control Pill Affects Memory

Birth Control Pill Affects Memory

According to a study at UC Irvine, hormonal contraceptives have a strong effect on the way women remember emotionally charged events. Researchers tested 72 women who were either naturally cycling or on the pill. Every woman in the study viewed either a brief, narrated story containing “emotionally arousing” elements or one containing only “neutral” elements. […] [...more]

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