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I have pcos, and I am having trouble losing weight. Any ideas?

I have pcos, and I am having trouble losing weight. Any ideas?

Testing: You might have Insulin or usgar abnormalities. You should get tested. Metformin may be useful. With pcos exercise is of particular importance and is usually required for weight loss with pcos. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Losing Weight (Definition)

Many people resolve to lose weight in the New Year for different reasons. For those who are overweight or obese, there are many health benefits to losing weight. It can help decrease your chances of developing diseases including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and even certain types of cancer. Low-calorie diets combined with increased physical activity are thought to be most effective long term. The healthiest weight loss regimen, therefore, is one that consists of making lifestyle changes that incorporate a balanced diet ...Read more


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I have pcos. Will losing weight help with abnormal hair growth?

Yes: Weight loss will help with all symptoms of pcos including excess hair growth. Unfortunately the excess hair that has become darker and thicker may not go away completely, but weight loss will prevent new hair from growing. You may still need to apply other methods for completely getting rid of the excess hair such as laser. Talk to your doctor if weight loss does not completely address hair growth. ...Read more

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What to do if I have pcos and I am pre-diabetic I need help losing weight!?

What to do if I have pcos and I am pre-diabetic I need help losing weight!?

Metformin is necessa: Get doc to give you metformin in full dose getting it gradually and taking it in middle of meal AM and PM 1000mg a day twice a day= the total dose should be 2000mg. ...Read more

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I have a lot of pcos symptoms and a difficulty in losing weight. Could this weight loss issue be due to thyroid troubles?

I have a lot of pcos symptoms and a difficulty in losing weight. Could this weight loss issue be due to thyroid troubles?

Yes: Hormones interact with each other and there a variety of hormone interactions with pcos. Many women with this syndrome have Insulin resistance and have difficulty regulating their blood sugar. The thyroid may play a role but most pcos women have difficulty with their weight due to Insulin resistance and elevated testosterone levels. ...Read more

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I am a tall heavy weight female that has been diagnosed with pcos. I have major hormon issues.Hard time losing weight irreg periods. What medication?

PCOS: Pcos, or polycystic ovarian disease is a fairly common condition that sometimes takes quite some time before it is properly diagnosed. One of the more common medications that is used to treat this condition is glucophage, (metformin) a medication that is most commonly used to treat diabetes. Regular exercise, a healthy diet, not smoking, and weight control are all important parts of treatment for pcos. ...Read more

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I'm having problems losing weight cause of pcos. I'm 16 stones. What shall I do? And can I exercise as I have a 13cm cyst which is growing/ surgery?

I'm having problems losing weight cause of pcos. I'm 16 stones. What shall I do? And can I exercise as I have a 13cm cyst which is growing/ surgery?

CAN EXERCISE/surgery: Is the 13cm cyst in the ovary or somewhere else.If ovarian cyst 13 cm it may need surgery especially if symptomatic To loose weight you need to be on diet low in calories and carbohydrate.Consult a nutritionist and you can do exercise But do consult your Gynecologist about your cyst of 13cm and growing with history of PCOS ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (Definition)

See the link below: https://www.healthtap.com/#publications/2039180 It is what Dr. Khurram Rehman wrote, but has the detail of an article for those interested in ...Read more