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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (Definition)

See the link below: https://www.healthtap.com/#publications/2039180 It is what Dr. Khurram Rehman wrote, but has the detail of an article for those interested in ...Read more


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I was wondering if maca root help with the PCOS if so how so?

I was wondering if maca root help with the PCOS if so how so?

Not likely: There is no evidence that maca root would be helpful in PCOS. If overweight , weight loss is the key to PCOs management. Birth control can be used to regulate the menstrual cycles. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Maca root : Believe in Healing Powers of your Body as you do not have mood swings now. There is not enough Research to show that Maca root helps with PCOS. • Focus on improving: • Physical • Intellectual • Emotional • Social and • Spiritual Health! ...Read more

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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.

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

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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?

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 more

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Will I never have babies because I have PCOS??

Will I never have babies because I have PCOS??

Pcos : Patients with pcos don't ovulate regularly so the chance of pregnancy is lowered. However, you can still get pregnant so plan accordingly. With treatment, the chance improves. ...Read more

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I have pcos.. Does that mean i never ovulate? So i can't have children?

I have pcos.. Does that mean i never ovulate? So i can't have children?

No : You would likely ovulate less frequently, but could still conceive. Most women with pcos will conceive quicker with treatment medications such as Clomid (clomiphene) or letrozole. ...Read more

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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 more

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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 ?

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 ?

Evaluation: There are lots of reasons for this. But if you think you have pcos you really need to be evaluated it is important to know if you have pre-diabetes. And with pcos, there is no substitute for exercise, not even dieting. Exercise is most important for weight control.. ...Read more

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Is it possible to be diagnosed with PCOS even if it is long after having a child?

Is it possible to be diagnosed with PCOS even if it is long after having a child?

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

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Can you get gall stones because of PCOS?

Can you get gall stones because of PCOS?

Not directly: PCOS does not directly cause gallstones but someone with PCOS could coincidentally also have gallstones. Both are fairly common medical issues. Risk factors for both include being female and struggling with weight. ...Read more

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Is depo good for overweight women with pcos?

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

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What is the difference between pcos or post pill amenorrhea?

What is the difference between pcos or post pill amenorrhea?

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

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I have PCOS, obese and I'm 24 years old, does having PCOS make me unable to have children?

I have PCOS, obese and I'm 24 years old, does having PCOS make me unable to have children?

Yes, it can: Infertility is one of the major symptoms of the disease, however that doesn't make you sterile, with treatment of the condition you can get pregnant, best wishes ...Read more

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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.

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.

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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

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Hi I am 27 years old I have one child by normal delivery without ny problem but now i want be pregnant but I have pcos what can I do?

Treatment: You may need treatment to correct ovulation if you have pcos. You should see your gynecologist or fertility specialist and they should be able to assist with treatment. ...Read more

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