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what not to eat when you have pcos

A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Eat less, exercise: Standard wight reduction diet and exercise. Tx w/metformin may help restore normal menses and even fertility for many women. Other medication may be n ... Read More

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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Unaware: I am not aware of any dietary restriction of PCOS.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Brignoni
34 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
PCOS: Not every women w pcos has the typical characteristics associated with the syndrome. If your not planning to conceive. Best to be on birth controll p ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenny Chuu
11 years experience Internal Medicine
In general: In general, you should limit intake of processed foods like canned foods, artificial sweeteners, candies, chips, fried foods. Eat more fresh vegetable ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milroy Samuel
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Normal: You can maintain your normal healthy regimen. Limit seafood with high mercury to one portion a week if you are a seafood lover. Congratulations on you ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
Metformin: and a low carb diet, but you are too young for a child
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
There are NO: Special foods or herbs that will help. Diet, exercise and weight loss will. Metformin can help in many patients with pcos to lower Insulin resistance, ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Feldman
40 years experience Endocrinology
Confused: Weight will always be a function of how many calories you take in versus how many you burn up. You can't look at weight changes over a few days, it h ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
Common sense: Just use common sense, there are no 'honey and banana' guidelines for pcos.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Extremely variable: depending upon a number of factors such as height, weight, activity, etc. Besides, it's total CALORIES not just carbohydrates that are important. Get ... Read More

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