A member asked:

Do atkins diet affect hormones test results?fsh,prolactin,and tsh?atkins affect metabolism,so can affect thyroid tests?can give wrong blood results?

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Dr. John Berryman answered

Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology

The Adkins diet avoids most carbohydrates, and permits protein and fats. It is not know to affect either metabolism or thyroids tests. PCOS is best treated by oral bcp's, if there are no contraindications.

Answered Mar 20, 2018



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