Trying to Conceive
And make sure to cut down on alcohol (since heavy drinking can ... Depo-Provera, you’ll need to do some serious advance planning, since it could take six months to a year for ovulation to resume after you stop the shots (again, use a nonhormonal method ...
How to Lose Weight While on the Depo Shot
It's possible to lose weight while taking the Depo Provera shot ... drinking more fluids helps this problem, so be sure to get eight glasses of water or other beverages daily. Monitor your caloric intake. Progesterone-based birth control may increase ...
Mammogram still saves lives
Risk factors that you can’t change include your ... researchers say women who are using birth control pills or an injectable form of birth control called depot-medroxyprogesterone acetate (Depo-Provera) have a slightly greater risk of breast cancer ...
What Is Contraception? What Is Birth Control?
Contraceptive injection (The Shot ... reversible hormonal contraceptive birth control drug which is injected every 3 months. It stops the woman from releasing an egg and provides other contraceptive effects. Depo-Provera is the brand name.
What to know if you want to plan a pregnancy
Stopping smoking, drinking alcohol ... areas if you must use these products. If you are using birth control, ask your health care provider when to stop using it. You may need to stop certain hormonal methods such as Depo-Provera months before you would ...