I got started on the depo shot about 3 weeks ago and my acne has been insane ever since. Not just in the chin area, but my entire face is starting to break out. I have oily skin, but have never struggled like this before. What are some tips/tricks I could use?
I have seen a doctor who performs PRP (platelet rich plasma) for hair loss and asked if it would work for me since my hair loss I think is mostly due to my PCOS. She told me that I would be a good candidate for PRP. I would require a few treatments with continued maintenance. She also mentioned that i have probably lost above 50% of my hair at this point. The treatment/procedure is costly and have been on meds for PCOS (metformin, victors) for over 9 months and no hair regrowth. I am so very… read more
I started metformin two months ago. Since then, I've lost a lot of hair and have gained a sizeable bald spot on the back of my head.
Never had it before. Never had hair loss before. This is the only thing that's changed.
Anyone else experience hair loss on metformin?
When I was 16-20 I had hair on my face, high testosterone, feeling down and droopy. Well over the past year, I have noticed blood crusts on my bellybutton during my periods, severe bloating around my lower stomach, pain so bad I don't want to move all in my inner thighs and stomach, I feel swollen on my privates. my hormone levels have actually been coming back normal and stable, but with a light or lack of periods still. Any thoughts? Diet changes happened, and I've lost 30-60 pounds, I drink… read more
because i got diagnosed with that and every time i search it up the pcos comes out and i just want to make sure it's what i have or not..
I found out that I have PCOS in august 2021. At the time of those original labs my total testosterone was at 43. I got tested last week and it’s increased to 62 despite the fact I’ve been trying to do all the things - eat healthy, move more, taking Ovasitol and lots of supplements. Has anyone had any experiences of things that have increased their T-levels? I realize this is like the ultimate question, but I’m looking for personal experiences that might shed light on something I’m doing that is… read more
My left is much more affected than my right ovary so my left leg and left side of body grows hair at a faster rate the than right leg.
I know diet and exercise play big part in the insulin part.
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