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Since taking the Depo-Provera shot I have gained 40 pounds, I was normal now I'm considered obese. I am Picky with food but need to lose weight ASAP. How???

Since taking the Depo-Provera shot I have gained 40 pounds, I was normal now I'm considered obese. I am Picky with food but need to lose weight ASAP. How???

Obesity: As a start plan your meals. It means do not starve yourself, prepare your meals ahead of time, introduce a lot of vegetables ( no fatening dressings), eat 5-6 small meals per day, and finally excercise every single day. You decide how many calories you will take per day and you start the calories count every single day or you subscribe to a diet center to send you meals daily ...Read more

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I'm 230 pounds and want to get the Depo-Provera shot but I heard it make u gain weight and i'm trying to lose weight what is the best birth control to get?

I'm 230 pounds and want to get the Depo-Provera shot but I heard it make u gain weight and i'm trying to lose weight what is the best birth control to get?

Consider an IUD: Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) can result in weight gain because the Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) stimulates the appetite - if you eat more you will gain weight. A non-hormonal contraceptive such as the copper iud would offer excellent birth control with no effect on you weight. ...Read more

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With the Depo-Provera birth-control most side effects are weight gain.what does it mean for your body when it makes you lose weight?

With the Depo-Provera birth-control most side effects are weight gain.what does it mean for your body when it makes you lose weight?

Depo-provera: Depo-provera is progesterone (long acting) and can cause increased fluid to accumulate in your body, which raises one's weight. It does not cause increased fat nor does it cause loss of weight. Weight loss can be caused by increased stress and many other disorders, so see your healthcare provider if this continues. ...Read more

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I'm a Acup will the depo shot make even that disappear? I'm afraid I'll lose weight! Without estrogen

I'm a Acup will the depo shot make even that disappear? I'm afraid I'll lose weight! Without estrogen

No: Most women on the Depot Provera shot do not note a diminishment in breast side at all. If anything, women often told me that they noticed an increased fullness when using progesterone. ...Read more

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How can you lose weight after depoprovera?

How can you lose weight after depoprovera?

Diet and exercise: The old fashion way! it takes up to 6 months for the medication to completely clear your system. After that, you are on your own to get back to your original weight. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to lose weight on the Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone)?

Calories: Depo its self wont make you gain weight. It does increase appetite, which makes controlling your calorie intake difficult. The advice is the same for everyone, you must burn more calories than you eat. So increase your physical activity and decrease the number of calories you eat. ...Read more