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Insulite Pcos System
When glucose builds up in the blood system because of pcos, is this the same as "fat" being in your bloodstream?
I have pcos . I was rx metformin will this help me ovulate? Also how fast does it get in my system . I take 500mg 3x a day.
I want to ask u, can high prolactin level disturb other hormone system.and cause pcos.can i take multi vitamin while i taking dostinex (cabergoline)?
Prolactin: High prolactin can certainly disrupt your periods. However it should not cause excess hair growth, insulin resistance, central obesity, or other features of PCOS. If you have a pituitary tumor, it can sometimes disrupt other pituitary hormones. Yes, you can take a MVT with dostinex (cabergoline). ...Read more
Polycystic Ovary: Polycystic ovary syndrome is an imbalance of hormones that can show up as problems with your period [irregular, absent, or too heavy], extra body hair, acne and obesity. Women with pcos may have higher risk for heart disease and diabetes. The good news: eating right, exercising & medications can really help! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Ovary not responsive: In polycystic ovary syndrome.The ovary become unresponsive(to a lesser or greater extent) to the hormonal stimulation of the pituitary gland of the brain which normally urges the ovary to ovulate.This results in lack of ovulation-so all the little eggs which did not pop out form "little cysts"-giving the name 'polycystic'.An autoimmune mechanism is implicated as cause. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Diet, Exercise, Pill: Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome is caused by a hormonal imbalance that prevents follicles from growing normally and eggs from being released each month. People w/ PCOS miss periods because they don't ovulate, so there's no signal to shed the uterine lining. Hormone imbalances that lead to abnormal hair growth can be caused by obesity, so watch your diet and exercise. Control w/ birth control pills! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Symptoms can change: Pcos may result from a genetic predisposition. Other factors can affect how much a woman is affected by pcos, for example gaining weight can increase symptoms or make your cycles more irregular, and losing weight can make you more regular. Many women have less problems with pcos as they get into their 40's and the ovaries become smaller with fewer eggs remaining. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer