Does anyone have polycystic ovarian syndrome? What is treatment?

About 1 in 10! About 10% of women of reproductive age have pcos! it is the most common hormone imbalance in women and a major cause of fertility problems. The treatment depends on the goal - is the goal to treat unwanted hair growth, acne, obesity, irregular menses, or fertility? In general, if someone is not ttc, she is treated one way, while she is treated differently if she is ttc. See a board certified re!
Decrease insulin res. Pcos is a manifestation of Insulin resistance, which indicates pre-diabetes or diabetes 2.There are many derangments including those of adrenal androgen, a higher free testosterone, eradication of/or irregular cycles.Hirsuitism and acne increase with these androgens. A woman's cycle becomes annovulatory. Glucophage (metformin) is the preferred treatment of the problem. Clomiphene is used to help ovulation.

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Hello, I have had polycystic ovarian syndrome for nearly ova 5years, I would like to know the best treatment for polycystic ovarian syndrome?

Several. There are several treatments and the treatment depends on several factors. It's best to talk things over with your gyn and let him/her give you the pros ; cons of treatment available. Read more...

What is the possible treatment for polycystic ovarian disease. I also have gout and antiphospholipid syndrome?

Insulin management. Metformin or other drugs that increase your body's sensitivity to insulin are frequently used.Oral contraceptives can also be used to regulate periods but are contraindicated in your case due to the increased risk of clots and your antiphospholipid syndrome. At one time, "ovarian drilling" where surgically many of the cysts are burned with an electrocautery or ovarian wedge resection was common. Read more...
Metformin. As you may already know PCOS is often associated with insulin resistance. Many women are treated with metformin which is a diabetes drug. there are good meds for gout. Antiphospholipid syndrome is associated with blood clots which may be very dangerous. I thinkits time to see your physician who has to be very smart. Read more...

I am 29 year old. I am suffering from polycystic ovarian syndrome. I start my treatment in kolkata. Now I want to conceive. So my doctor give me ovofa?

OK. That is Clomid (clomiphene) which is a medicine to help you ovulate. It is successful in many women with pcos. As long as you have a had a proper evaluation, that is fine to take. Certainly a good place to start! if it does not work you have some other options. Read more...

What is the best pill to take if you have polycystic ovarian syndrome or any other treatments?

PCOS treatment. The best pill to take is based on your symptoms and other factors. Since patients with pcos may have a variety of symptoms, it is best to talk to your doctor about each of the symptoms you are concerned about so that you can get the correct prescription. Read more...

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...
Varies. There are many treatments for pcos - ranging from observation, to medical management, to surgical treatment. Read more...

Polycystic ovarian disease treatment if ttc?

Clomid (clomiphene) or letrozole. A rei specialist confirms the diagnosis of pcos & checks for hormone problems or low egg supply. Semen analysis and a hsg to check for blocked tubes are good tests to do. Treatment may start with metformin (insulin sensitizers) with or without ovulation inducing tablets like Clomid (clomiphene) or letrozole. Some women need ivf if simpler treatments aren't working, or rarely low-dose shots to induce ovulation. Read more...
Multi fold. Improving ovulation with medication. Also reducing male hormone levels either with Insulin sensitizing agent and potentially with corticosteroids. Read more...

Are there any treatments for polycystic ovarian disease?

Yes. TTC or not? Treatment is different if trying to conceive or not. If not ttc may need birth control pills, Insulin sensitizing medications, or anti-androgens to treat symptoms and prevent health issues. If ttc you need fertility testing first, and may need fertility treatment such as Insulin sensitizing medications (metformin) and ovulation induction treatments. See ob/gyn or fertility specialist (rei) if ttc. Read more...

Docs can you explain what is a cure for polycystic ovarian syndrome?

No 'cure' 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. Doctors can help treat (but not 'cure') pcos in several ways. Read more...

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...
Weight loss. Weight loss may help. Ocp's would help to regulate the cycle. Fertility meds to induce ovulation would improve fertility. Read more...