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How do I treat polycystic ovarian syndrome besides taking medication? Is it possible to get rid of it by losing a good amount of weight?

How do I treat polycystic ovarian syndrome besides taking medication? Is it possible to get rid of it by losing a good amount of weight?

No cure exists: But, there are ways some women do manage this condition and you've got a good instinct in thinking about significant weight loss. But find a healthy combination of diet and exercise to get the greatest benefits for your health. Here's a good bit of info: http://www.Womenshealth.Gov/publications/our-publications/fact-sheet/polycystic-ovary-syndrome.Html. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Losing Weight (Definition)

Many people resolve to lose weight in the New Year for different reasons. For those who are overweight or obese, there are many health benefits to losing weight. It can help decrease your chances of developing diseases including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and even certain types of cancer. Low-calorie diets combined with increased physical activity are thought to be most effective long term. The healthiest weight loss regimen, therefore, is one that consists of making lifestyle changes that incorporate a balanced diet ...Read more


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Hi I'm Living with pcos and wanted to ask how I can lose weight though diet and exercise and permanently get rid of my facial hair and start my period?

Hi I'm Living with pcos and wanted to ask how I can lose weight though diet and exercise and permanently get rid of my facial hair and start my period?

Control: the best is to begin an exercise program that you can do daily it need not be strenuous walking a half o=hour a day can really help. Reduce cal intake to no more than 2000 a day of high quality foods (low fat) see about treating the pcos and laser hair removal should resolve the facial issues ...Read more

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Will losing weight get rid of a fat mons pubis?

Will losing weight get rid of a fat mons pubis?

Spot fat loss does : Not occur naturally. By losing weight in general some may be mons pubis fat. But, we don't get to choose what area of body fat is lost from. Eat healthy ; be physically active. Calories burned must > those consumed. ...Read more

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Could losing weight get rid of polycystic ovary?

Could losing weight get rid of polycystic ovary?

No, but it helps: Weight reduction in pcos(ploycyctic ovarian syndrome) often helps to decrease the likelyhood of diabetes development and assist spontaneous ovulation to help decrease the length of menstrual period cycle intervals.However, weight reduction alone will not "get rid of pcos". ...Read more

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What should I do to get rid of my belly fat its a lot too im losing weight and it hangs?

Targeted exercise: Diet, exercise and weight loss - with targeted exercise toward your abdomen. It will help strengthen the abdominal muscles. It sounds like you're developing male pattern weight gain, which is usually due to obesity and Insulin resistance, often pcos. ...Read more

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My hemoglobin A1c was 11.1 on 2/07. Can that be lowered by losing weight and changing my eating habits? Can you get rid of diabetes?

My hemoglobin A1c was 11.1 on 2/07. Can that be lowered by losing weight and changing my eating habits? Can you get rid of diabetes?

Hb of 11.1: A hb a1c means you have a mean glucose of 272. That means it is much higher after meals. I am all for weight loss and exercise. I am also of the opinion that you need to see a endocrinologist and start some medication to get your hb a1c < 7. That should be your first priority. You probably cannot get rid of your diabetes. ...Read more

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How good is yoga for reducing fat and losing weight? I have about 3 pounds of stubborn fat clinging to my stomach and can't get rid of it no matter how much diet or exercise including weights/cardio.

How good is yoga for reducing fat and losing weight? I have about 3 pounds of stubborn fat clinging to my stomach and can't get rid of it no matter how much diet or exercise including weights/cardio.

Weight Reduction: Yoga could help along with an intense exercise and nutrition program but as you know excess stomach weight takes much time and patience to lose. Be realistic, continue your program, add yoga and that will be the best you can do for your health and appearance. ...Read more

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What do I do to get rid of excess body fat in the stomach area after losing weight?

Weight loss: Weight loss should at all times be evaluated and supervised by a physician. Hallmarks of proper weight loss include exercises, diet, nutrition and reducing general stress levels. Your treating physician should have education and training in enering you into such a program. ...Read more

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Could losing weight actually get rid of polycystic ovary syndrome?

Could losing weight actually get rid of polycystic ovary syndrome?

Help to control it: There's no cure for pcos. Although, weight loss is often helpful in controlling the symptoms and possible metabolic complications. ...Read more

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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