Hormonal Birth Control for Men

August 20th, 2007 by Paul Johnson

I’m sure many have heard about the current testing for a male birth control injections. The tests use Testosterone implanted underneath the skin and injections of the hormone progestin. While it has been shown to be effective in studies so far, it is a total non-starter idea.

As most bodybuilders know, injecting steroids (such as testosterone), will cause your natural test production to stop. This means you will be dependant on testosterone for life. Progestin is a syntehtic progestogen, closely related to progesterone, that is used in female birth control pills and increases naturally during pregnancy. High levels of progestins in men may cause severe water bloat, lactation, gyno, and other side effects.

I can't believe the idea of using these hormones is even a thought for something as trivial as birth control. Why would you want to throw your body out of whack with horrible permanent side effects?