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What is the best way of getting rid of pcos?

What is the best way of getting rid of pcos?

Nutritional Rx: Pcos is caused by high estrogen (e2)combined with high Insulin which then transforms e2 into testosterone. Excess carbs can elevate both Insulin (via stimulation of pancreas) and e2 (via competitive inhibition of glucoronidase enzyme) a low carb diet reduces both Insulin & e2 thus positively impacting this metabolic disease. Avoid fried foods, veg oils, soy. ...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 is the best way to get rid of unwanted facial hair when dealing with pcos?

Medications: Because a hair follicle has a 4-6 month life span-you must be patient. Generally, we want to lower circulating androgens using birth control pills or in severe forms-lupron a gnrh-agonist. At the level of the hair follicle, we prevent the androgen from binding using spironolactone and-or androgens from being converted to the most potent androgen-dihydrotestesterone using flutamide. Be patient! ...Read more

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Can u get rid of pcos?

Can u get rid of pcos?

Yes: If by "get rid of" you mean managed and controlled. Pcos tends to perpetuate itself and can often resolve if the cycle is interrupted. Some women will then remain normal while others will relapse without continued treatment. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of pcos?

How do you get rid of pcos?

Nutritional Rx: Pcos is caused by high estrogen (e2)combined with high Insulin which then transforms e2 into testosterone. Excess carbs can elevate both Insulin (via stimulation of pancreas) and e2 (via competitive inhibition of glucoronidase enzyme) a low carb diet reduces both Insulin & e2 thus positively impacting this metabolic disease. Avoid fried foods, veg oils, soy, hfcs, all sugar, excess starches. ...Read more

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How to get rid of pcos symptoms?

PCOS: Only one thing to do! Set up an appointment with the doctor who diagnosed PCOS and do so as quickly as possible. Hope all goes well - please keep me posted. ...Read more

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I am 29years.how to get rid of pcos? I am having it from right from my menstural cycles started. I am planning to have kids now.

I am 29years.how to get rid of pcos? I am having it from right from my menstural cycles started. I am planning to have kids now.

GYN MD visit: You need to see a GYN MD now so that ovulation frequency can be evaluated and if necessary get you "jump" started. Weight reduction prior to the MD visit always helps with diet and exercise if you can. ...Read more

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Is it bad to take pills that get rid of pcos during pregnancy? Is it a higher chance for miscarriage?

Is it bad to take pills that get rid of pcos during pregnancy? Is it a higher chance for miscarriage?

Metformin?: If you are referring to metformin, it is considered safe in pregnancy, although it is not effective in diabetic control and will do nothing for pcos/hcas. You should discuss all medications when pregnant with your obstetrician and a genetic counselor. ...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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Can you have pco but never develop pcos? in the case that it never develops, can you get rid of the polycystic in any way??

Uncertain: I'm uncertain what u r asking.PCO is usually used 4 shortened PCOS. If u mean that u have a lot of cysts on ur ovaries but don't have obesity,excessive hair growth, irregular periods,insulin resistance,etc.,then u r normal.More than one follicle normally starts growing each month.One becomes the dominate follicle and ovulates (occas. 2 in the case of some twins) and the others just go away. ...Read more