We’ve all taken birth control for one reason or another whether it is to regulate one’s periods or for contraception but, do the doctors really tell us all about it when we want to be put on birth control. I’ve tried the birth control pills, the patch and the depo shot. For me the birth control pills were really hard to remember and the patch itched, so I decided on the depo shot.

I decided to take the depo provera shot after our first child was born. It was the easiest form of birth control to take, I didn’t have to worry about when to take my birth control pills or have the patch come off in the shower. I started the depo shot in September of 2002 and it was great at first. All I had to do was remember to go in and get the injection every 13 weeks and that was it. I did experience break through bleeding usually before I was due for my next shot but, as soon as I got the next shot it stopped. My periods also stopped to and at first it was great. Who wouldn’t want their periods to stop, trust me it is God’s way of cleaning you out and when you don’t have it you feel terrible. When we decided to have another child I quit taking it. It took me one year from when I quit taking the depo to get a period and I experienced terrible side effects in between.

What the doctors failed to tell me before I decided to take it was that when you stop taking it, there are major side effects and they can affect you for about 18 months after taking the shot. I had break through bleeding each month, terrible mood swings and irritability, loss of sex drive, hair loss, fatigue, low back ache, excess hair growth on body, etc. I really thought there was something wrong with me. They hadn’t told me the side effects and I wish they would’ve. I would’ve never taken the depo shot if I would’ve known what I know now. My body is still suffering from the depo shot, I have had numerous tests done and every one of them tells me there is nothing wrong with me. I recently found out that they give the depo shot to prisoners who are sex addicts. That’ll do the trick because; my husband and I almost got a divorce over me not wanting to have sex with him. It wasn’t that I didn’t want to it was that everything and everyone depressed me and I didn’t have the energy.

To cleanse your body of the depo shot you should drink water, eat plenty of vegetables, drink vegetable juice, sweat it out by exercising and get lots of fresh air. It can take as long as 12 to 18 months for your body to return to normal after you take the last injection.

I have never taken the depo shot since then and I am trying to warn women against taking the toxic drug. It may be fine at the beginning but, the side effects that you experience when you stop taking it are terrible. I have had to start taking amino acids and fish oils to replenish my body of what it’s lost.You have a right to know what you’re putting into your body and if I were you I would thoroughly talk to your doctor if you are considering taking this shot. It ruined my life and I don’t want it to ruin yours. But you have to be careful in choosing a reliable doctor. You have to consider a lot of factors when finding the right doctor to attend your needs when it comes to your health. Make sure that your doctor has years of experience already, had trainings and certifications like o1 visa Surgeon.