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How can polycystic ovarian syndrome and weight gain be linked?

How can polycystic ovarian syndrome and weight gain be linked?

Increased Estrogen: Adipose tissue (fat) causes an increase in the circulation estrogen levels by converting androgen precursors into estrone. The increased estrogen level is detected by the pituitary, causing ovulation to be inhibited. That inhibition can result in an increase in the number of small cysts on the ovary - hence polycystic ovarian syndrome. ...Read more

Dr. Ana Adelstein
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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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Pcos (polycystic ovarian syndrome), what can you do to lose weight?

Pcos (polycystic ovarian syndrome), what can you do to lose weight?

Low carbs and sugars: Patients with PCOS may have insuln resistance that causes weight gain. Diet changes such as low carbs and low sugars may help. Otherwise, using additional medications such as Glucophage (metformin)( nongeneric) assist in weight loss by assisting in breaking down sugars and will assist in Weight loss. Using Metformin which is generic may help but does have side effects and does not help as much as Glucophage (metformin). ...Read more

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Could losing weight actually get rid of polycystic ovary syndrome?

Could losing weight actually get rid of polycystic ovary syndrome?

Help to control it: There's no cure for pcos. Although, weight loss is often helpful in controlling the symptoms and possible metabolic complications. ...Read more

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What is the ideal weight to overcome polycystic ovaries?

What is the ideal weight to overcome polycystic ovaries?

BMI < 25: There is no ideal weight. Every woman has an internal set point and above that the pcos is more out of control. Keeping the bmi between 22-25 is ideal for most women. Regardless of weight, and bmi, healthy diet and exercise are very important. ...Read more

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How much does low progesterone contribute to water retention in polycystic ovary syndrome?

How much does low progesterone contribute to water retention in polycystic ovary syndrome?

Not Much: Water retention is more a feature of estrogen than progesterone. In pcos, Progesterone is lower and estrogen is the dominant hormonal effect. Most patients think that the abdominal swelling in the pelvic area is due to "water weight." this however is due to bowel gas retention or bloating. This is due to carbohydrate effect on the bowel that is more pronounced in Insulin resistance / pcos.. ...Read more

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How can l lose weight after lap ovarian drilling?

How can l lose weight after lap ovarian drilling?

Easy: No, sorry, not easy. You must do it the only way that works. The hard way. Eat less calories than you use daily for as long as it takes. If your heart is healthy, increase aerobic exercise, too. ...Read more

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I'm losing weight from gastritis, what can I do to prevent more weight loss?

I'm losing weight from gastritis, what can I do to prevent more weight loss?

Discuss w/your: doctor a/or gastroenterologist, particularly if conventional therapy with lifestyle intervention and medication such as zantac (ranitidine) or prilosec hasn't been effective. ...Read more

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How can I reduce pain from polycystic ovary syndrome?

How can I reduce pain from polycystic ovary syndrome?

First find cause: Pcos typically is painless medical condition. The only concern that may exit that is related to pcos may be a ovarian cyst that is large enough to cause torsion (self twisting). Assuming that your pain is pelvic in origin, you may also be ovulating (if receiving therapy) which can also cause temporary pain (called mittelschmerz). My advise is to seek medical evaluation to find cause of your pain. ...Read more

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How much weight can be gained with multiple ovarian cyst?

How much weight can be gained with multiple ovarian cyst?

Variable: Most cysts dont weigh very much at all but the largest cyst on record was over 300 pounds. ...Read more

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How can I lose weight after treatment of hyperprolactinemia by cabergoline?

How can I lose weight after treatment of hyperprolactinemia by cabergoline?

Diet and exercise: The best way to lose weight is via proper eating and exercise. Be sure to ask the doctor who prescribed your medicine about this. ...Read more

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Do polysystic ovaries cause you to gain weight?

Do polysystic ovaries cause you to gain weight?

Yes: in general, women with polycystic ovarian disease are prone to weight gain and are at greater risk of diabetes. this can be managed with medication, diet and exercise. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how much weight can be attributed to muscle gain in women who begin working out?

Can you tell me how much weight can be attributed to muscle gain in women who begin working out?

Complex to Measure: Also very variable person to person & type ex. Living creatures including the human body are the most complex engineering known to mankind. That is why there is so much marketing of nonsense "simple" answers & most medical treatments are mostly only about symptoms, do not cure anything & commonly further complicate disease processes. So simple question but very complex/expensive to measure&answer. ...Read more

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How can I lose weight from a medication that causes weight gain.?

How can I lose weight from a medication that causes weight gain.?

To lose weight:: Eat healthfully. Try to eat at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 of fruit per day. Increase nutritional fiber. Avoid refined sugar & junk carbohydrates. Avoid alcohol, sweetened juices, soda & caffeinated beverages. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio & weight training. ...Read more

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How can one tell they are losing skeletal muscle mass from cancer vs. just regular weight loss?

How can one tell they are losing skeletal muscle mass from cancer vs. just regular weight loss?

Intentional or not: Are you attempting to lose weight? Weight loss with cancer is usually unintentional. Cancer also usually has other signs and symptoms that can include pain (including at rest), no appetite, fever/chills, frequent illnesses, night sweats, organ dysfunction, etc. If concerned about cancer, then a visit to your primary care doctor for a discussion, exam and labs would be wise. ...Read more

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How to prevent weight gain from hormones during IVF cycles?

How to prevent weight gain from hormones during IVF cycles?

Do not worry: If you are going through ivf not much can be done hopefully the ivf works and 9 months later will have a great outcome from that weight gain. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can one lose weight after ovarian drilling?

After laproscopic: Ovarian drilling, don't start a diet immediately after surgery - as you want to give your body a little time to mend. But, having this procedure done doesn't prevent you from getting involved in a healthy weight loss program. Always remember that slow and steady wins the race. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. >. ...Read more