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Pcos And Want To
I have polycystic ovaries and am trying to conceive. What can we do or take to help with the ovaries and to get pregnant?
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
Several ideas: Sometimes all it takes is treating with metformin a diabetes medicine that helps pcos ovulate sometimes you need to add Clomid (clomiphene) to make it happen sometimes careful management of ovulation with special meds is needed to time things properly especially if IUI is used. ...Read more
I need to get motivated to lose weight and get fit. I also need to treat my acnes. I also need to learn how to eat vegetables.
All of the things: you mention may be linked. You need someone to be accountable to. Please talk w/your doc,a mental health professional, or a spiritual guide. Set clear and measurable goals and review them weekly. Peace and good health. Congratulations on thinking this way. Catching things at 18 y.o. is great! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
PreferThis:P-R-E-F-R: Information! Take time to read-up on nutrition and various weight loss concepts.Try to avoid hype-filled stories trying to get you on one program or another. Do some serious research on-line and try to decide for yourself.If overwhelmed by it all keep thinking: Protein,Roughage, Exercise,Fluids,Rest--each a category of its own.Find something you can at least start with and go from there. Good luck ...Read more
What does a obgyn do if a patient has hormonal imbalance and they want to get pregnant and do not want to take birth control?
Ovulation testing: If someone has irregular periods then they may or may not be ovulating. Ovulation testing can be done. Since you are age 19 your doctor may encourage you to consider delaying infertility treatments and instead focus on education and career building at this point in your life. ...Read more
Consider working w: A nutritionist and a personal trainer.Get a more detailed answer ›
What can I take over-the-counter that will increase my appetite.? I want to be able to gain weight and then maintain that weight.
Can i take other fertility helpers with my metformin and Clomid (clomiphene) to help get pregnant with pcos?
Discuss with Ur OBDr: IVF should only be considered if U have problems conceiving naturally. IUI should be considered before IVF for both hetero or same sex couples. Most fertility Drs perfporming IVF advise implanting 2 IVF embryos to increase chances of having baby & nowadays probably more twins born after IVF than by natural conception. However, as other Drs point out, there is somewhat increased risk having twins ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Eat healthy foods: That are high in calories. Eat 6 meals /day. Work on strength training to build large muscle groups. Work out w heavier weights w fewer repetitions. Sleep at least 8 to 9 hrs/night. Hydrate well w water. Foods to help w healthy weight gain: almonds, cashews, pecans, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, walnuts, hummus, avocadoes, granola, trail mix, dried fruits, extra virgin olive oil, canola oil, >. ...Read more
I have a busy schedule..I want to know a way to lose weight and to slim my legs.. What advice and ways can you give me..?
Insurance doesn't cover anything to do with REI. Can regular ob/gyn or endocrinologist prescribe meds to help conceive with PCOS and hypothyroidism?
Absolutely: yes both specialties can help make a appointment! ...Read more
My answer may : Disappoint you. I actually don't recommend taking pills for weight loss for the average person. Weight loss that is sustained requires a life style change. ...Read more