I Have DOR and My Doctor has Recommended DHEA What Should I Do?
Dec 10, 2021
Today's question is: I Have DOR and My Doctor has Recommended DHEA What Should I do?
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05:15- TODAY’S QUESTION: I HAVE DOR AND MY DOCTOR HAS RECOMMENDED DHEA WHAT SHOULD I DO?
- This is a common recommendation- why?
05:38- DR. TABATHA BARBER’S INITIAL RESPONSE
- DOR- “typically we are seeing low sex hormones across the board”
- Why you might want to “go back further”
- “Progesterone is key to getting pregnant.”
- The two schools of thought and what we need to consider
- Common side effects (greasy hair, acne, etc)
07:49- WHY WE LOOK AT DIET AND LIFESTYLE IN THE FABFERTILE METHOD
- “Sex hormones are the result and not the cause.”
- “Cholesterol is the backbone of hormone production.”
- Understanding what is “really going on upstream”
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