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A 28-year-old female asked:

I have pcos and have been struggling with feeling extreme fatigue like i have no energy at all, horrible thirst, extreme hunger pains when i don't eat and i get very shaky and lightheaded and when i do eat i'm instantly tired and sluggish but all my blood

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Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Pre-diabetes: sometimes polycystic ovary syndrome is associated with insulin resistance. Your body may be confused in dealing with sugar and may put out too much insulin at times trying to compensate. Eat small, healthy meals and snacks often. Getting 15 to 20 minutes of daily aerobic exercise every day helps to improve your metabolism. Work with a knowledgeable doctor.

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Last updated Feb 17, 2015

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