Are YOU on the Pill? You're more likely to be depressed: Women who use contraception are up to 70 per cent more likely to be on antidepressants



Women taking hormonal contraceptives may be at increased risk of depression, a study has found.
Those using skin patches which deliver a synthetic version of the hormone progesterone were most likely to be prescribed an antidepressant.
Users of the ring and coil were 60 and 40 per cent more likely respectively, scientists discovered.
Women on the most popular type of Pill were 23 per cent more likely to be prescribed an antidepressant than non-users. 
While teenagers on the Pill appeared to be more vulnerable than older women, experts found.
Scientists suspect a link with progesterone,... read more

 
28 September 2016 in Health, Views: 37
Source: Daily Mail
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