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Homeopathy Treatment For Pcos
I'm on homeopathy treatment (melifica, p.O.L 1000, oophorin) as per my doc for having pcos. Will it work? And how does it work? Or any other advice?
Maybe, unknown, yes: Homeopathy is proven to be effective for many conditions and can definitely help pcos, but is very individualized so it will work if those are appropriate remedies for you and won't if they're not! if those don't work there are other remedies that probably will. Though homeopathy has been used since the late 1700's no one know exactly how it works! diet, exercise and herbs also help- see comment:. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have pcos (usg) and am on homeopathy treatment. And now getting regular periods every month. Will these regular cycles help to get rid of my pcos?
PCOS: One of the symptoms in pcos is irregular menstrual cycles, and this may relate to hormonal irregularities. Successful treatment with a skilled homeopath may help your body normalize these issues -- & it sounds like your cycles are more regular now. If the androgen excess, polycystic ovaries, and menstrual abnormalities are no longer present, you will no longer meet criteria for diagnosing pcos. ...Read more
Hi Doctor. I have been diagnosed with PCOS last year. Can you please tell me if PCOS is at all curable?and what about Homeopathy and Unani treatments?
PCOS can improve: PCOS may be related to insulin resistance which affects hormonal balance leading to elevated androgens (testosterone) and then causes many of the symptoms we see. A low glycemic diet, daily exercise, zinc and chromium can improve this. Your doc may prescribe medications temporarily to help. In my experience, diet, exercise and avoiding chemicals that affect hormones (like BPA) are key. Good luck. ...Read more
What's the solution/treatment to PCOS? And does PCOS mean I can't have children? How to find out the severity of PCOS?
What is the most effective treatment for obese women with PCOS in order to reduce weight and start ovulating regularly? What kind of diet is best?
Fasting & LCHF food: combined. Obesity, PCOS & Infertility ALL driven by LFHC foods. Study: http://goo.gl/k8x9LF, https://goo.gl/SYJzWh, https://goo.gl/URQBQQ, http://goo.gl/GWev0g, https://goo.gl/rCKP68, http://goo.gl/02iz6i, https://goo.gl/71BiUT, http://goo.gl/0zGMvn, http://goo.gl/gGXn9f, http://garytaubes.com, http://goo.gl/ynq0BZ, http://goo.gl/foDTU0, etc. Food choices/quantity=crucial; avoid meds, weigh daily. ...Read more
PC OS: Yes, we have a good enough understanding knowledge and history of patients with pc os to know that it should be actively managed at all times. If left unattended in a woman does not have regular menstrual cycles she has a very significant risk for cancer of the endometrium-perhaps as high as 25%. Often blood-pressure needs to to be managed as well. The birth control pill is not the only solution and so speak to your doctor about alternatives. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have pcos. Aldactone (spironolactone) not working bled too much. Tried 3 brands of the pill didn't tolerate. Are there any other treatment options?
Yes, there are: Consideration of other treatment options needs to be based on your individual case and is much too complicated for superficial online recommendations. You should follow up with your doctor to explore them. If you are overweight, you can go a long way toward reversing the underlying cause by getting down to a normal weight. Incidentally there is a high risk you could have sleep apnea. ...Read more
Myo-inositol: Some people are using myo-inositol to increase Insulin sensitivity in place of metformin. In fact a recent study (results in medscape) used 2 grams of this supplement in pregnant women at risk of gestational diabetes. In addition many pco patients are vitamin d deficient. Consider asking your provider for a fasting Insulin level and vitamin d level. Pco patients often times have gdm. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
BCP or Fert Drugs: Pcos is an ovarian dysfunction. If you are not trying to pregnant the treatment of choice is the birth control pill. If you are trying to get pregnant we use fertility drugs, but it varies as to how a patient responds to these medications. The "fertility drug" is actually stimulating the ovary to ovulate.The first drug we use is clomid, (clomiphene) but it has to be used in higher dosages than normal ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes.: Metformin may help with insulin resistance usually seen with PCOS. Harmoni-f is an oral contraceptive pill which will help regulate your periods. If you are trying to conceive then you may stop the Harmoni-f after 2 or 3 months and let your doctor give you ovulation inducing drugs such as Clomid (clomiphene). Note: metformin may also cause ovulation. ...Read more
How to lower hypertension and if you're a PCOS patient what will be your advice and medical treatment
Have pcos. Extensive cardiac history. Told I have no options. Is there at all for treatment given my case? How would you treat a case like mine?
Always have options: You don't give enough info to answer your question. What "extensive" cardiac history do you have at age 24? What problems is the pcos causing that requires treatment? You should see an endocrinologist (reproductive endocrinologist if you are trying to conceive) for a better evaluation of your condition. ...Read more
Is homeopathy a good choice for treating pcos i hav had many medications for it but there's no good response should I try homeopathic medicine s?
Scam: Homeopathy is never a good idea for treatment. Clinical trials of homeopathic remedies have shown them to be no better than placebo, and sometimes even actively harmful. In the end, they are mainly a money sink with very, very questionable chance of any benefit. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer