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PCOS: Pcos is generally best treated by a board certified reproductive endocrinologist. He/she should have gone through special training in the diagnosis and treatment of pcos. ...Read more
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
Clomide,hcg,fsh+lh,induce ovulation,thus can they help in regulating pcos woman hormones,& in decreasing pcos symptoms:Hairloss,Hirsutism,Amenorrhea?
Lantus (insulin glargine): I am assuming that your insulin injections have been started not long ago. Injections should not cause weight gain but there is a more important issue. Type 2 diabetes can and should be corrected such that you no longer have diabetes. Insulin injections should not cause weight gain. With that in mind, talk to your doctor about diabetes and also have a dietitian help you with your weight. ...Read more
Pcos 30yr, height 159 inches and weight is 65 kgs will Clomid (clomiphene) induce pregnancy in me my last fsh, lh, glucosetolerance, prolactin, testosteroneare normal?
Spell check: Hi. Wow, read what you posted! I bet you can do a boat load better! That's like saying "since wheels are round, are wheels round?" only with much worse spelling! OK, yes, insulin is an anabolic hormone, and does promote weight gain. There is a new endo in SLO at Sierra Vista, Dr. Ashley Thorsell, and she's awesome. Go see her. And get your diabetes in control! Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes.: Inositol is a naturally occurring carbohydrate with 9 stereoisomers. D-chiro inositol(DCI) and Myo-inositol increase the action of insulin in patients with the polycystic ovary syndrome, thereby improving ovulatory function and decreasing serum androgen concentrations, blood pressure, and plasma triglyceride concentrations. Can restore normal menses. http://bit.ly/1Qft6SU ...Read more
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
Varies: Many women improve by using ocp's for cycle control and ovarian suppression - this gradually decreases the elevated testosterone that cause the hirsuitism.. There are also medications that can block the elevated testosterone and minimize the progression of the hirsuitism. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Insulin and ovaries: Pcos is a manifestation of Insulin resistance, which indicates pre-diabetes or diabetes 2.There are many derangments including those of adrenal androgen, a higher free testosterone, eradication of/or irregular cycles.Hirsuitism and acne increase with these androgens. A woman's cycle becomes annovulatory. Glucophage (metformin) is the preferred treatment of the problem. Clomiphene is used to help ovulation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Period slight irregular.Multiple small cysts on ovaries. Day 21: progesterone 6.25nmol/l, LH 19.72miu/ml, FSH 7.45miu/ml, Prolactin 133.13 mu/l. Pcos?
Maybe: The data you provide don't give an absolute answer. "Multiple small cysts" sounds consistent with PCOS but without an image it might not. A Progesterone of 6+ only indicates that you ovulated. FSH and LH are not part of the diagnosis, nor is an FSH/LH ratio. Prolactin also is not part of PCOS diagnosis, but at 133 your is way too high, be certain to test it again fasting. ...Read more
Absolute deficiency: Insulin resistance is seen in obesity or being overweight is associated with Insulin resistance state . Insulin basically enhance anabolism( versus catabolic hormones ) and utilization of glucose from all the sources ( fat , carbohydrate and , protein). Severe weight loss is an indicator of Insulin deficiency. This Insulin deficiency should be absolute as in type i or Insulin dependent diabetes. ...Read more