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Hi i m 28 yrs having pcos & ovarian cysts .Is it normal to have high BP in pcos it was 157 last time?

Hi i m 28 yrs having pcos & ovarian cysts .Is it normal to have high BP in pcos it was 157 last time?

Yes: Pros is a metabolic disorder than can cause a thicker tummy, pre diabetes and with that sometimes BP gets a little higher. The cysts themselves don't cause youbp togo up but can be part of what the call metabolic syndrome. Cysts come and go but irregular periods are the hack ark. Take care stay in shape and you might need a little help to get pregnant when the time is right. ...Read more

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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How can i get rid of PCOS ovarian cysts naturally? i am taking metformin and provera (medroxyprogesterone)

How can i get rid of PCOS ovarian cysts naturally? i am taking metformin and provera (medroxyprogesterone)

Part of you: PCOS is not something you get rid of....it's something that's part of your nature. You can do things that keep your weight at a reasonable point like diet and exercise. The more weight you gain, the worse the PCOS can get. Metformin helps some, doesn't help others. Provera (medroxyprogesterone) is just to keep your periods regular. You may need fertility meds to help you ovulate when you want to conceive. ...Read more

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My mom has thyroid and i have very heavy periods with clotting... is this normal or should i get checked for pcos/ ovarian cancer?

My mom has thyroid and i have very heavy periods with clotting... is this normal or should i get checked for pcos/ ovarian cancer?

No.: mother's thyroid disorder is not pertinent. Your symptom is common, rarel, as an isolated symptom,due to PCOS. ...Read more

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What is the difference between pcos, low ovarian reserve, premature ovarian faliure?

What is the difference between pcos, low ovarian reserve, premature ovarian faliure?

Good question: They can all happen in the same woman.Pcos is a hormonal/metabolic syndrome that can sometimes cause infertility but the issue is usually low Progesterone levels and poor egg quality due to Insulin resistance. Low ovarian reserve indicates a condition in which the number of eggs left are limited. This usually occurs before premature ovarian failure which is early menopause. ...Read more

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Pcos (polycystic ovarian syndrome), what can you do to lose weight?

Pcos (polycystic ovarian syndrome), what can you do to lose weight?

Low carbs and sugars: Patients with PCOS may have insuln resistance that causes weight gain. Diet changes such as low carbs and low sugars may help. Otherwise, using additional medications such as Glucophage (metformin)( nongeneric) assist in weight loss by assisting in breaking down sugars and will assist in Weight loss. Using Metformin which is generic may help but does have side effects and does not help as much as Glucophage (metformin). ...Read more

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Hi I am dignosed as pcos polycytic ovarian syndrome so now i wanna conceive so what I have to do?

Hi I am dignosed as pcos polycytic ovarian syndrome so now i wanna conceive so what I have to do?

Depends: If you have very irregular periods (more than 35 days apart) then you probably need to see a gynecologist or infertility specialist for some additional tests (semen analysis for your partner, maybe a test to see if your fallopian tubes are scarred) then discuss treatments which may include medications like clomid, (clomiphene) or more intensive treatments (inseminations, injections). Start prenatals, etc. ...Read more

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I've got a condition called pcos(polycystic ovarian disease). Would like to know what kind of diet i can follow?

I've got a condition called pcos(polycystic ovarian disease). Would like to know what kind of diet i can follow?

Healthy: Low calorie, low fat diet. No crash diets. No celebrity diets. Any healthy balanced diet will do. Calories is the key. Decrease calories but get your nutrients and vitamins. ...Read more

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I have a condition called pcos(polycystic ovarian disease) and would like to know what kind of reducing diet I can follow?

I have a condition called pcos(polycystic ovarian disease) and would like to know what kind of reducing diet I can follow?

Metabolic syndrome: Women with pcos have a predilection for metabolic syndrome & Insulin resistance. The best diet includes eliminating simple sugars, avoiding anything "white", decreasing carbohydrate intake & increasing protein intake. ...Read more

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I believe I have PCOS (Polycystic ovarian syndrome) I am going to get tested for it, but my question for you is, can PCOS ever be cured?

Maybe : PCOS is definately treatable, so you need to discuss treatment with your GYN. As far as curing it, weight loss can correct the hormone imbalance for most women. If you are one of the unsusual thin PCOS patients, then weight loss won't help, and treatment is needed. ...Read more

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If I have pcos (polycystic ovarian syndrome), what can I do to lose weight?

If I have pcos (polycystic ovarian syndrome), what can I do to lose weight?

PCOS: The most reliable way to lose weight is to make sure your diet is OK and that you exercise regularly (don't overdo it at first). To get some thoughts about a diet go on-line to "NuVal" and you will learn a lot about what food and drink are good for you and what are not. The scoring is 1-100 and the higher the core for what you like the better your diet will be. ...Read more