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Best Vitamins For Pcos
Lifestyle changes: There really isn't one exceptional herb or supplement for pcos. There are many options but they must be combined with the proper diet and exercise for maximal effect. Pcos and weight loss should be treated in a holistic, integrative way, looking at the whole picture and getting at the root of the problem. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pcos is a metabolic disorder affecting 8-10% of women that may cause irregular periods, acne or increased hair growth, infertility or subfertility, and increases the risk of diabetes. To diagnose pcos, we need 2 out of 3 of: 1. Irregular or no periods 2. Acne, hair growth and/or blood tests showing too much male-type hormones (androgens) 3. Ultrasound showing large ovaries ...Read more
Im trying to conceive, what is the best pre natal vitamin should I take?Can i buy it without prescription?And im also have pcos and taking metformin
R u ovulating?: The questions for pcos patients who want to get pregnant is "are you ovulating?" if yor are having regular cyclic periods then you probably are and other than Folic Acid no special medicines should be needed. If you are not having periods then you are probably not ovulating. Metformin and Clomid are common medications given to pcos patients to help with conception. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No Vitamins: No particular vitamin is recommend for treatment for pcos. General healthy diet and 5-6 servings of fruits and vegetables, avoiding high calorie beverages and food and weight loss are recommended. I general multivitamin can be taking however if one can not get a variety of fruits and vegetables in daily. ...Read more
I have pcos, and I have been taking prenatals for about 2 months now, and i juse heard about taking vitamin b6to help infertility. Will B6 help me?
I have pcos and get hair in my chin shaving don't help and waxing too painful any lotion or vitamins to make the hair grow less i'm on spiraclatone?
No: Lotion and vitamins will not help. Spironolactone is usually effective but you may have to take for up to 9 months before seeing results. There are other more powerful anti-androgen medicines you might ask your doctor about. Laser hair removal may also be a better solution for unwanted hair. Best of luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have pcos and started spotting after sex but i also had started taking vitamins and it stopped when i stopped taking them what caused the spotting?
PCOS: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections ; hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more
Yes: Metformin is the drug of choice for PCOS. I sugest working up to 1,000 mg twice day. Also, the herb Berberine, available in a health food store--same dose. Most of my PCOS patients are also hypothyroid--I treat with an appropriate dose of Armour Thyroid. Natural progesterone cream may also be helpful. ...Read more
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