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Do birth control pills worsen insulin resistance in pcos women?

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Dr. Seth Derman
Fertility Medicine

In brief: They can

Birth control pills may worsen the Insulin resistance.
However, there are numerous beneficial effects on bcps in women with pcos (who are not trying to conceive), and they are still recommended.

In brief: They can

Birth control pills may worsen the Insulin resistance.
However, there are numerous beneficial effects on bcps in women with pcos (who are not trying to conceive), and they are still recommended.
Dr. Seth Derman
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