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Diagnosed with PCOS and am over weight. Have been trying to loose weight. Is it because am having PCOS am not able to loose weight? Can I get pragnent

Diagnosed with PCOS and am over weight. Have been trying to loose weight. Is it because am having PCOS am not able to loose weight? Can I get pragnent

PCOS: It may be a bit more difficult to lose weight with PCOS, but it is certainly possible. Consider a personal trainer, if possible, or YMCA class. Exercise is very important in addition to caloric restriction and good nutritional choices. Metformin is a medication that can cause weight loss and help women with PCOS become pregnant as well. ...Read more

Dr. Ralph Wharton
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Lose Weight (Definition)

Many people resolve to lose weight in the New Year for different reasons. For those who are overweight or obese, there are many health benefits to losing weight. It can help decrease your chances of developing diseases including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and even certain types of cancer. Low-calorie diets combined with increased physical activity are thought to be most effective long term. The healthiest weight loss regimen, therefore, is one that consists of making lifestyle changes that incorporate a balanced diet ...Read more


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Hi I'm Living with pcos and wanted to ask how I can lose weight though diet and exercise and permanently get rid of my facial hair and start my period?

Hi I'm Living with pcos and wanted to ask how I can lose weight though diet and exercise and permanently get rid of my facial hair and start my period?

Control: the best is to begin an exercise program that you can do daily it need not be strenuous walking a half o=hour a day can really help. Reduce cal intake to no more than 2000 a day of high quality foods (low fat) see about treating the pcos and laser hair removal should resolve the facial issues ...Read more

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If thr only excercise I do is walk one mile a day will i lose weight? I take 500mg of metformin a day for pcos. Do I have to change my diet?

If thr only excercise I do is walk one mile a day will i lose weight? I take 500mg of metformin a day for pcos. Do I have to change my diet?

Min loss w/1mi walk: If your weight has been stable and if your diet does not change, your 1 mile walking per day will cause an extra caloric output of about 100 cal/day. After 35 days you would loose 1 lb. Starting a walking program is great to help weight loss and overall health. To increase your rate of weight loss, you will need to decrease your food intake also. ...Read more

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Pcos, underweight, on 1500 mg metformin, don't need to lose weight. What diets are good? Can metformin alone help without a diet? Lots ofapetite loss.

Pcos, underweight, on 1500 mg metformin, don't need to lose weight. What diets are good? Can metformin alone help without a diet? Lots ofapetite loss.

Vegetables exercise: Vegetables , low calorie diet avoid high carb diet and use more protien. Should do exercise three time week and try to spend 500-1000 calorie in each exercise programs. ...Read more

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I have pcos and it makes it so difficult to lose weight. I excercise daily, eat a diabetic diet, and take birth control. What can I do to lose 60 lbs?

I have pcos and it makes it so difficult to lose weight. I excercise daily, eat a diabetic diet, and take birth control. What can I do to lose 60 lbs?

Diet, Exercise, Meds: Many women with pcos gain weight or find it hard to lose. Moderately low carb diets (south beach, weight watchers), complex carbs instead of simple: brown rice, whole wheat bread/pasta, less sugars, more protein, can help, as well as portion control. Exercise - do weights and cardio at least 3 x a week: weights increase muscle mass, burns more calories. Some lose weight on metformin treatment. ...Read more

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Hello. Is it good to take CLA pills for PCOS, to lose weight and get toned?! How many times and how many mg I should take CLA pills.? Thank you.

Hello. Is it good to take CLA pills for PCOS, to lose weight and get toned?! How many times and how many mg I should take CLA pills.? Thank you.

Sorry.: What is a CLA pill? Often, we will prescribe OCPs or birth control pills +/- Metformin (Glucophage) for PCOS and recommend weight loss (if the woman is overweight or obese). Many PCOS patients have insulin resistance and the Metformin will help for this problem. Getting toned usually requires exercise. ...Read more

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Can't lose weight easy on pcos. Never feel full and get bad sugar junk cravings. Any medication i can take control this?

Can't lose weight easy on pcos. Never feel full and get bad sugar junk cravings. Any medication i can take control this?

Sugar craving: Is indeed the answer and seems to be the answer for so many questions in healthtap. You are taking sugar as a drug and it is turning on a gene in your brain that will never permit you to lose weight. You have to get rid of sugar completely using self discipline. You are headed for disease as surely as god made little green apples. ...Read more

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Am 38, f, overweight BMI 38, with PCOS, been trying to get pregnant for 18 months no luck tried to lose weight but takes ages, help?

Am 38, f, overweight BMI 38, with PCOS, been trying to get pregnant for 18 months no luck tried to lose weight but takes ages,  help?

Fertility Specialist: Is needed in this case as well as the guidance of a skilled general physician or an endocrinologist who specializes in PCOS. Managing stress is key, as is restful sleep. First, have you been prescribed metformin?Second, what are you doing to lose weight? Regular exercise is critical. Work with a nutritionist. Avoid all soda, including diet. Water aerobics will prevent joint pain. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Dr. Arthur Heller
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Diet (Definition)

refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...Read more


Dr. Hirenkumar Italia
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more