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Metformin Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
What supplements may be beneficial in cure of polycystic ovary syndrome kindly explain I am at metformin now?
Pcos supplements: Pcos is a hormonal imbalance due to genetic factors causing Insulin resistance and life style resulting in increased body weight if you lose weight by dietary modifications and exercise it helps actions of metformin claims for supplements are numerous and varied including myo inositol , vitamin d but not thoroughly proven any diet resulting in weight loss with or without supplements is advisable. ...Read more
I have polycystic ovary syndrome/i'm starting tomorrow my treatment(metformin+norgestrel).Any suggestion?
Metformin: If diagnosis is correct this is appropriate medicine. The condition places you in pre or diabetic range. Place faith in your dr. To provide treatment plan. Do you have pseudoacanthosis nigrans- skin changes most notable about back neck? None the less best treatment plan based on minimal criteria you provided. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have multiple polycystic ovaries. I am taking 500mg metformin tid. Is there a chance these cycts be removed from my ovaries? Will they dissappear?
Very likely: One of the main causes of polycystic ovarian syndrome is insulin resistance. The cysts themselves also make hormones promoting the dz & the insulin resistance appears to promote the cysts. Overtime while on metformin a lot of women will find that the cysts slowly disappear. An older tx for PCOS still used in select cases is wedge resection of part of an ovary with its cysts. The prognosis is good! ...Read more
Is it ok to continue taking metformin even if i don't have polycystic ovaries anymore? Is it true it counters the effect of OTC pills (weight gain)
I was diagnosed with polycystic ovaries, lately my hair is thinning. Im taking OTC pills and metformin. Is this condition(thinning hair) temporary?
Yes: Not really clearly known how it works, but it has been done for years. ...Read more
I was told that i have polycystic ovaries today and i take 500 mg metformin for prediabetes. Can i still get pregnant?
Prediabetes: I never understand "prediabetes". Either you have diabetes or you do not. Always make sure that you are not taking too much food and/or not exercising enough. I doubt you need metformin and there is no apparent reason to think you will not have a pregnancy and thoroughly enjoy your children. ...Read more
Am intaking metformin tablets for polycystic ovaries where i had my last periods by july 18th.Now am having left side pain, vomit sense.Am i pregnant?
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