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What is the cure for polycystic ovarian syndrome?

What is the cure for polycystic ovarian syndrome?

Hormone Balance: The signs and symptoms that arise for pcos are due to excessive estrogen. Any way that you can decrease estrogen exposure may help. Others may also recommend balancing your excessive estrogen with additional progesterone. You can explore decreasing your estrogen by reading: the anti-estrogen diet. ...Read more

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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (Definition)

Pcos is a metabolic disorder affecting 8-10% of women that may cause irregular periods, acne or increased hair growth, infertility or subfertility, and increases the risk of diabetes. To diagnose pcos, we need 2 out of 3 of: 1. Irregular or no periods 2. Acne, hair growth and/or blood tests showing too much male-type hormones (androgens) 3. Ultrasound showing large ovaries ...Read more


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What is the treatment for polycystic ovarian disease pco?

What is the treatment for polycystic ovarian disease pco?

Depends, TTC or not?: If not trying to conceive birth control pills are often used, sometimes with antiandrogens like spironolactone as well to decrease acne/hair growth more than bc pills alone. If trying to conceive we use Insulin sensitizers like metformin, plus ovulation-inducing tablets - most commonly Clomid (clomiphene) or Letrozole - sometimes low-dose shots or ivf if needed. Surgery for pcos is no longer a good option. ...Read more

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What is the best fertility treatment for people with polycystic ovary syndrome?

What is the best fertility treatment for people with polycystic ovary syndrome?

PCOS: Fortunately, we have great treatments for pcos. Some pcos patients may begin to ovulate if they loose weight, but others are not overweight. Metformin, a diabetic medication, often resets ovulation. Clomid (clomiphene) or letrezole are fertility pills that often work quite well for pcos. If you are facing infertility, i wrote a book about my own infertility - tick tock. ...Read more

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What is the treatment to polycystic ovary disease?

What is the treatment to polycystic ovary disease?

It varies: Not every case is the same. Options include diet, exercise, metformin, spironolactone and many other choices. The choices may depend on the symptoms, such as acne, hirsutism, obesity, infertility, etc. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for ovarian cysts?

What is the treatment for ovarian cysts?

Depends on type: Some types of simple ovarian cysts will go away on their own. Some types of ovarian cysts are caused by endometriosis: these will need surgery to be removed. Some kinds of ovarian cysts are actually an ovarian tumor, which would also need surgery. Sometimes the only way to know for sure is to wait a little while, and recheck ultrasound again. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for ovarian insufficiency?

What is the treatment for ovarian insufficiency?

Trying to conceive?: If not trying to conceive: bone density scan, calcium, vitamin d, and hormone replacement with estrogen and progestin. We look for and treat any adrenal insufficiency. If you're trying to conceive, 5-10% of women with poi will get pregnant on their own after diagnosis, but if you truly have poi we don't have good fertility treatments using your own eggs. Egg donation or embryo donation are best. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for cushing's syndrome?

What is the treatment for cushing's syndrome?

CUSHING's SYSDROME: Treatment depends on the cause. High protein intake. Pituitary tumors are removed surgically. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for klinefelter's syndrome?

What is the treatment for klinefelter's syndrome?

Not possible: Klinefelter's is a chromosomal condition in which an extra x is found in the chromosomes of the person who has it. It generally cause some degree of infertility, and changes in the bodily structure. The lifespan and mental function are usually normal. There is no treatment. Variants include xxy, xxxy, xxxxy. All having an excess of x chromosomes. ...Read more

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What are treatment for polycystic ovary syndrome naturally?

What are treatment for polycystic ovary syndrome naturally?

Naturally?: There is nothing "natural" about polycystic ovary syndrome so any treatment is not natural by definition. Starting on birth control pills would usually be the first step, assuming you are not trying to conceive. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for hellp syndrome?

What is the treatment for hellp syndrome?

Delivery promptly.: Prompt delivery of the fetus(es) and placenta(s) is the only way to treat hellp syndrome. Temporizing measures such as Magnesium Sulfate for maternal seizure prophylaxis and blood pressure control are essential for maternal support but do not treat the underlying pathophysiology. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for shy-drager syndrome?

What is the treatment for shy-drager syndrome?

See below:: There is no cure for msa, and there is no known way to prevent the disease from getting worse. The goal of treatment is to control symptoms. Anticholinergic medications may be used to reduce early or mild tremors. Levodopa may improve movement and balance. Meds can be used to treat low blood pressure, constipation too. Some need pacemakers for their low heart rate. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for androgen insensitivity syndrome?

What is the treatment for androgen insensitivity syndrome?

Can be Complicated: Complete ais isn't usually discovered until a girl fails to menstruate & has little or no pubic/underarm hair. No uterus, but those w/cais have intraabdominal testes which are removed because of cancer potential. Female by default as they can't respond to androgens in utero. Partial ai: babies are born with variable degrees of virilization. Assigning sex can be complicated. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for carcinoid syndrome?

What is the treatment for carcinoid syndrome?

Multidisciplinary: Tratment is multidisciplinary between surgeons, medical oncologists and intervention radiologists often. The goal is symptom control with medications or surgery or tumor ablation. Medications such as octreotide control diarrhea, flushing, rash, etc. Tumor control is achieved by surgery or tumor ablation or regional chemothearpy. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for myelodysplastic syndrome?

What is the treatment for myelodysplastic syndrome?

See below...: Myelodysplastic syndromes (mds) represent a group of bone marrow cancers similar to leukemias in many respects but usually with a less aggressive evolution. Like many other types of cancer, treatment includes chemotherapy and sometimes bone marrow transplantation; however, if the mds is low grade sometimes treatment is not necessary, at least not initially (watchful waiting). ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for polycystic ovaries if ttc?

What is the best treatment for polycystic ovaries if ttc?

Pills: Usually, it's the use of pills such as Clomid (clomiphene) or letrozole. You must be properly monitored on these meds, though, and should consider seeing a board certified re. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for alagille syndrome?

What is the treatment for alagille syndrome?

Supportive care: There is no known cure for this disease. Treatment is directed toward improving heart effects and diminishing the effects of a failing liver. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for stevens-johnson syndrome?

What is the treatment for stevens-johnson syndrome?

Intravenous fluids: Treatment is similar to the treatment of severe burns. Intravenous fluids, stopping any a causative drugs, symptomatic relief of pain, and treatment of any causative infections. Immune gamma globulin therapy is reported to help but the use of cortisone is controversial. ...Read more

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What is a natural remedy for polycystic ovarian syndrome?

What is a natural remedy for polycystic ovarian syndrome?

Healthy diet: If you have pcos and are also overweight, losing weight is a natural way to improving symptoms and health. There are many so-called natural remedies on the internet and in nutrition stores ; none of them work, save your money. ...Read more

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