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Thin pcos (normal bmi), low carb diet metformin (1500 mg daily for over 5 months) exercise (running and weights 3 times a week), provera: no period?

Thin pcos (normal bmi), low carb diet metformin (1500 mg daily for over 5 months) exercise (running and weights 3 times a week), provera: no period?

Amenorrhea: Unfortunately this requires an evaluation by a physician. This could be cause by many things: pcos, another hormonal disorder such as hyperprolactinemia or thyroid disease, Provera (medroxyprogesterone) use, excessive exercise, or even pregnancy. Talk with your doctor. ...Read more

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


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PCOS/prediabetes,no other issues.Obese/gaining weight in spite of low-carb diet/exercise.Bloating/water retention.Not too much salt/fat.What can I do?

PCOS/prediabetes,no other issues.Obese/gaining weight in spite of low-carb diet/exercise.Bloating/water retention.Not too much salt/fat.What can I do?

4 "Fs"/exercise: Fish, foul, fruit, fiber and 2 types of exercise: burst interval high and low impact aerobics mixed with use of hand or free weights- 30 minutes 4-5 times a week>PLUS "photo imaging": get a photo of yourself looking your best/thinnest/sexiest. Tape it to your dressing room mirror. Stare at it daily. Amazing how your brain will heal you! ...Read more

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In August my a1c was 7.0. I started low carb diet and exercise. Not on meds. Have lost 12 lbs but today's a1c is 6.9. My ppl ok but still hi fbg. ???

In August my a1c was 7.0. I started low carb diet and exercise.  Not on meds. Have lost 12 lbs but today's a1c is 6.9. My ppl ok but still hi fbg.
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Diabetes: From the data you provided, you are a diabetic. Since diet alone has not controlled your blood sugar and A1c, you ought to consult a doctor for adding medication to your treatment. ...Read more

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Will low carb diet help pcos patients if they are lean? I'm lean,but when I was low carb dieting and lost even 15pounds, my period got more regular.

Will low carb diet help pcos patients if they are lean? I'm lean,but when I was low carb dieting and lost even 15pounds, my period got more regular.

Yes: With PCOS, you have insulin resistance. that means you have to make more insulin to control your blood sugar. The higher per levels of insulin then effect the ovaries. By lowering your carbohydrate intake, you will keep your insulin level down and you are more likely to ovulate on your own. ...Read more

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Will it help a normal weight pcos woman to keep a low carb diet? I once did this strictly - my BMI fell to 20/21 and my period got much more regular.

Will it help a normal weight pcos woman to keep a low carb diet? I once did this strictly - my BMI fell to 20/21 and my period got much more regular.

Yes: Maintaining a low glycemic index diet or a low simple carb diet is very helpful for pc os. If you are normal weight do not lose anymore weight just eat more to maintain. This will help your ovulation quality and chances of pregnancy. ...Read more

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I have PCOS been dieting low carb and exercising all year and only lost 10lbs. Why? How can I really start losing weight?

I have PCOS been dieting low carb and exercising all year and only lost 10lbs. Why? How can I really start losing weight?

PCOS: Sorry but no shortcuts here: diet, exercise, portion control and have your gYN minor all hormonal levels including thyroid and blood sugar as well as female and testosterone levels. Please consult a personal trainer and a registered dietician. ...Read more

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I have PCOS but normal weight.At one point in my life my BMI was low(19/20).only then my periods became more regular.Low carb help lean pcos as well?

I have PCOS but normal weight.At one point in my life my BMI was low(19/20).only then my periods became more regular.Low carb help lean pcos as well?

PCOS: Yes, I recommend low carb diet and preferably Gluten free when you eat carbs.(WHOLEAPPROACH.COM/GUTBLISS.COM/PALEODIET) Also frequent evaluation of labs especially thyroid and diabetes screening. I have had good results with Metformin and Topamax (topiramate) if weight becomes an issue. ...Read more

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I have pcos what is the best diet and exercise plan? I travel for work so i constantly have to eat at restaurants.. Any advice? I feel like im ganning to much weight.

I have pcos what is the best diet and exercise plan? I travel for work so i constantly have to eat at restaurants..  Any advice? I feel like im ganning to much weight.

Low carb: Pcos has a variety of impacts on your health including your weight. Studies indicate a lower carb approach tends to be the best for weight management with pcos . To be most effective, it should be combined with exercise and some form of treatment addressing the underlying pcos problem. This treatment can vary depending on your symptoms and your individual health situation. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)

Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...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