How To Know If Provera Is The Right Approach If You Are Not Cycling
Dec 13, 2021
Today's question is: My doctor has recommended Provera as I am not currently cycling. What are the side effects?
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03:46- TODAY’S QUESTION: MY DOCTOR HAS RECOMMENDED PROVERA AS I AM NOT CURRENTLY CYCLING. WHAT ARE THE SIDE EFFECTS?
03:53- DR. TABATHA BARBER’S INITIAL RESPONSE
- What is Provera? Why is it commonly prescribed?
- What are the studies showing?
- “It is an old-school standard of care to give Provera.”
- What we can request from our doctor instead
- The issues with Provera (and its side effects)
- “I’ve never met a patient who didn’t gain weight and didn’t feel like crap on Depo-Provera.”
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