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The pill is linked to depression – and doctors can no longer ignore it | Holly Grigg-Spall

Hormonal contraceptives are used by 3.5 million women in the UK alone. The medical establishment must stop dismissing the risks they carry A newly published study from the University of Copenhagen has confirmed a link between hormonal contraceptives and depression. The largest of its kind, with one million Danish women between the ages of 15 and 34 tracked for a total of 13 years, it’s the kind of study that women such as me, who have experienced the side-effects of birth control-induced depression first hand, have been waiting for.
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