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Has anyone used Spironolactone?

Hi!!! I just got diagnosed friday PCOS. My doc prescribed me on spironolactone. I need to grab it from the pharmacy and start it.

Before i start i wanted to ask if anyone has any experiences with it? My doc said it does cause weight gain but if you watch your calories you should be fine.

I am ok with a few lbs, but want to hear you ladies and thoughts? How did this medicine treat you and feel? Did you gain weight in your tummy arms? I also have been diagnosed with hirtusim so i… read more

posted about 7 hours ago
A myPCOSteam Member said:

What dose did your doctor put you on and did they increase or decrease it after? ((:

posted about 3 hours ago
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Where to start?

I was diagnosed with PCOS two weeks ago and I have no clue where to begin with my journey and dealing with the symptoms. Any advice would be extremely appreciative.

posted about 16 hours ago
A myPCOSteam Member said:

Ive had a lot of cramping on my ovaries but doctor says i have no cyct what can it be ?!?

posted about 1 hour ago
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Treating oily scalp?

No matter how well I wash my head even with prescribed shampoo from my doctor, my scalp is almost always oily and gets into my hair and on my face meaning I have to wash pretty much daily :/ so if anyone has any recommendations for either or it'd be very much appreciated cause I'm going mad!

Also throwing this question in here - is it normal for your scalp to feel rather tender and "bumpy" with PCOS or should I seek doctor's advice?

posted about 17 hours ago
A myPCOSteam Member said:

Also, the bumps in your scalp are likely due to the excessive oil clogging up your pores. So once you find a remedy or even get meds prescribed from a… read more

posted about 12 hours ago
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How important is vitamin D for PCOS?

posted 3 days ago
A myPCOSteam Member said:

I vas extremely low too
I’ve been prescribed 1 pill a week

posted about 18 hours ago
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Has anyone tried Saxenda?

My Dr would like me to try Saxenda on a low dose and has arranged for me to try a sample. She said it is for weightloss and will definitely help me lose weight and help with sugar cravings as it changes and corrects your metabolism.

She has tried it herself and lost weight while on it. She’s given me some pamphlets to read but I’m wondering if anyone else has tried it?

I don’t have a huge amount to lose (around 5-10kgs) but it won’t shift, no matter what I do. When I didn’t carry this… read more

posted 3 days ago
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Is anyone on a keto diet who has Pcos? What are your results?

I have heard that some people who have PCOS went on a keto diet and their disease had reverse.
Many women had not fertility issues.

posted 5 days ago
A myPCOSteam Member said:

How long does the spotting last ?

posted 2 days ago
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Is it possible for a woman's urethra to get weak with PCOS?

Every time I cough I do tend to pee myself a little.

posted 5 days ago
A myPCOSteam Member said:

Thank you, I felt alone. Even being at a young age & not having children either. So, It pop a red flag in a brain.

posted 3 days ago
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Diet

Hi im looking to find out what everyones diets like. I have recently been diagnosed after a long 14 years of struggling. I havent started my diet plan with NHS just looking to see what im upagainst. I have always been a big eater, i over eat my portion sizes are twice as big as the aveage male and i binge every day. I do eat healthily but i love red meat and crisps!

edited, originally posted 6 days ago
A myPCOSteam Member said:

I know every person is different. But I love my slim fast

posted 5 days ago
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Letting boyfriend in on the secret

I have been diagnosed PCOS for almost 6 years. Since then I have had severe, dark and coarse hair pretty much all over me that I can never really deal with. I also have to shave my face every day, sometimes a couple times a day. I’m terrified that my boyfriend will not find me attractive anymore and leave me due to this side effect of the disease. How did you let your significant others in on it? Any tips on how to handle this problem?

posted 6 days ago
A myPCOSteam Member said:

Just this year found out that 3 cups of mi to tea per day stops the grown
It has been miraculous
It also helps with bloating and a stressful day

posted about 18 hours ago
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