We have often reported the hormonal contraceptives negative effects, but now a further one has come to light, namely the frequent depression in teenagers secondary to the use of hormonal contraceptives. In a large study about hormonal contraceptive pillswith the suggestive title: Association of Hormonal Contraception With Depression published in JAMA (see HERE), the use of any type of hormonal contraceptive was positively associated with the use of antidepressants and depression. The study included 1,061,997 women who were followed up for 6.4 yearsThe authors concluded that the use of hormonal contraceptives is associated with the use of antidepressants and first diagnosis of depression.

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