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Health Facts: Depo Provera and Bone Mineral Density

By NWHN Staff | Jul 1, 2015 | Comments Off on Health Facts: Depo Provera and Bone Mineral Density

For decades, women’s health advocates have been concerned about the safety of Depo-Provera, the progesterone-based contraceptive shot (the shot).

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)

By NWHN Staff | Nov 1, 2007 | Comments Off on Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is the most common hormonal disorder among women of reproductive age. PCOS causes a woman’s body to produce excessive amounts of androgens or testosterone, hormones that are associated with male sex characteristics and reproduction.