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I have PCOS. What treatment is available to me? In addition, what alternative treatment is available to me? Any supplementation that can help symptoms

I have PCOS. What treatment is available to me? In addition, what alternative treatment is available to me? Any supplementation that can help symptoms

PCOS: Surely PCOS must have been discussed with your doctor. If you did not understand the doctor it would be OK to have family or friend tell you which other doctor could help you. Please let me know what happens. ...Read more

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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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What are some common symptoms of pcos and are there any at home treatments you could do?

What are some common symptoms of pcos and are there any at home treatments you could do?

Common symptoms: Include irregular periods, acne, hair loss, excess hair on the body and face, difficulty losing weight or easy weight gain. Also, anxiety and depression, frequent yeast infections, and painful periods. Diet is the most important treatment. Low carbohydrate diet with good sources of protein, vegetables and fat will help control Insulin levels and help stabilize hormone levels. ...Read more

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PCOS - what treatments are available For Symptoms - Acne, Weight gain and slight facial hair. What can trigger PCOS? pregnancy? I also have Implanon

Hormones: PCOS is a hormone condition that women have when their ovaries have thick skin that makes it difficult for them to ovulate. The body produces more testosterone in an effort to help this situation. This causes male like hair distribution, abd girth weight gain and can cause problems with infertility. Spironolactone helps reduce testosterone. http://www.webmd.com/women/tc/polycystic-ovary-syndrome-pcos-topic-overview ...Read more

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Pcos not ovulating regular gyneo said i didn't need treatment ? Is this correct ?

Pcos not ovulating regular gyneo said i didn't need treatment ? Is this correct ?

It depends: Upon the individual case, but treatment of the basic problem of Insulin resistance with metformin is almost always benign and can help lower Insulin resistance, decrease weight, retard the progression to diabetes, restore menses and even reverse infertility in many women. ...Read more

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What's the best treatment for PCOS?

Diet, Exercise, OCPs: Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome is caused by a hormonal imbalance that prevents follicles from growing normally and eggs from being released each month. People w/ PCOS miss periods because they don't ovulate, so there's no signal to shed the uterine lining. Hormone imbalances that lead to abnormal hair growth can be caused by obesity, so watch your diet and exercise. Control w/ birth control pills! ...Read more

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What are my treatment options for pcos?

See: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pcos/basics/treatment/con-20028841

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Is there any possible treatment gor pcos?

Is there any possible treatment gor pcos?

Yes : Weight loss of obese. Metformin to bring Insulin level down. Oral contraceptives can help as well if not trying to get pregnant. ...Read more

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What will change after treatment for pcos?

What will change after treatment for pcos?

Depends: There are a number of treatments for pcos that range from weight loss, to fertility drugs, to surgical management, to assisted reproductive technologies (ie: ivf, etc). The short and long term changes would be quite different and potential quite dramatic - depending on the specific treatment. ...Read more

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Is pcos dangerous if we don't do any treatment? Bored with diane 35 & don't seem better

PC OS: Yes, we have a good enough understanding knowledge and history of patients with pc os to know that it should be actively managed at all times. If left unattended in a woman does not have regular menstrual cycles she has a very significant risk for cancer of the endometrium-perhaps as high as 25%. Often blood-pressure needs to to be managed as well. The birth control pill is not the only solution and so speak to your doctor about alternatives. ...Read more

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