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I was diagnosed with PCOS irregular period want to have baby im taking vitex and maca and had 1 period 7 weeks ago but no change what should I ?
Hi i have mild pcos and used to have mood swings especially around ovulation. since taking maca root supplements i feel happy all the time. is it maca?
Mild pcos longer but ovulatory cycl 35/40) & cysts . Thin no acne etc. how likely will it get worse? Im 23 and eat gd..taking turmeric and maca.
Hodgepodge: PCOS is a hodgepodge of symptoms, the worst one of which would be lack of ovulation and inability to conceive. It is thought that PCOS will get worse over time. As long as a woman is no ready to conceive, the remedy currently are combination birth control pills (estrogen+progestin) to put the ovaries to sleep so to speak. ...Read more
I Have PCOS and I would like to try alternative treatment for hormones disorder. I heard about maca, licorice root...is this safe if im breastfeeding?
No. : Substances that are not prescription and referred to as "natural" are not necessarily safe. Arsenic, lead, and poison mushrooms are natural, too. These substances are not regulated by the FDA, so not thoroughly tested. Anything you put in your body can absorb into breastmilk, and be transmitted to your baby. Therefore, don't eat or drink anything unproven while pregnant or breastfeeding. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How much weight do i have to lose to see an improvement in PCOS and naturally regulate my cycles? 240lbs right now
10 %: A goal of 10 % weightloss has shown health improvement. No telling if it will change the PCOS and regulate your cycles. PCOS has been shown to have a genetic component. Birth control pills can regulate your cycle if you are not trying to get pregnant. A 24 pound weight loss would be a goal. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Im 18 an I have lived on diets my whole life an out of no where i gained 10 pounds a week I have taken the steps for pcos but im still gaining help ?
Yes, it is possible: Although having polycystic ovarian syndrome makes having a child more difficult, it is not impossible to become pregnant with having this disorder. A conversation with your primary care physician or an OB/GYN after your pregnancy could lead to the diagnosis of PCOS. ...Read more
Yes and no: Depo-provera will reduce the multiple ovarian cyst formation and inhibit some of the symptoms of PCOS. The downside is that once the Depo-provera is stopped then the same ovulation difficulties will reappear and spontaneous ovulation/fertility is still a problem Moreover, Depo-provera can cause irregular bleeding/spotting. ...Read more
Not the same...: PCOS is a metabolic syndrome that is caused by insulin resistance. It results in many symptoms such as extra hair growth, irregular periods, dark skin under arms and around neck, etc. Post-pill amenorrhea is a few months where there is no period after you have been on the pill. Best wishes! ...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?
recently diagnose with PCOS. had irregularity most my life & NEVER had so much BROWN spotting till i began trying for a child.Why?
Last year my cholesterol was perfect. This year, it's high, my glucose was 112 and I've been recent diagnosed with PCOS,How can I fix this?I'm 24.
Do the DASH eating plan.
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Get back with us. Should b better in 2 weeks if you do Chapter 9. ...Read more
I was diagnosed a year ago of pcos and now i undergo tvs and resultng that I have intramural myoma? Is it related?Is it psible that i can bear a child
Unrelated: The pcos and the fibroid are unrelated. The pcos implies the brain and the ovaries are onto communicating well. It can take specialized medications to get you to ovulate but usually pregnancy is able to be achieved. The fibroid can cause problems with early pregnancy if the pregnancy were to implant over the fibroid. It might be wise to have the fibroid removed before attempting pregnancy. ...Read more