Birth control

Patient

Q: I'm am 16 years old and my mom put me on depo the birth control shot. Ever since I've taken it i don't feel like I've been myself at all. I get very paranoid, I catch panic attacks, and I don't feel very sexual anymore. A couple weeks ago I Caught sleep paralysis and I was scared to sleep for four days . I've caught sleep paralysis before it didn't scare me like it does now. I've just been bothered by a lot of things that shouldn't bother me and I think it's the depo shot. What do you think?

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