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Hey guys!! So with PCOS! Does the facial hair ever stop growing? What should I do too keep this from happening? HELP

posted 29 minutes ago by A myPCOSteam User

Has anyone else used provera to get there period normalized?

I finally decided to go see a doctor and after letting her know that the only time I ever really had a period after the first time years ago was when I took birth control last year but after a while it completely stopped again even though I was taking the pill so $120 dollars later and a 7 day prescription of provera I'm still wondering if it's even going to work I found out about my pcos last year and really didn't do anything about it my boyfriend… read more

tags: Provera trying to conceive

posted 1 day ago by A myPCOSteam User

IVF Follicles not growing...

I am on my first cycle of IVF and have been taking Follistim and Menopur. My doctor raised my dose of Follistim with still no growth. I am on day 7 and my ultrasounds show that my follicles have not grown past 10. I will have another ultrasound in 2 days to determine if it will be a failed cycle. My estrodial has been increasing and is now a little over 200. With PCOS I have cut out dairy and most artificial sugars from my diet and try to include almond milk, nuts,… read more

tags: #follicles #ivf

posted 2 days ago by A myPCOSteam User

Is anyone else also suffering concurrently with rheumatoid arthritis?

I have been battling PCOS for a while now and was recently diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis. I am looking for someone going through the same thing since this is so new to me. Thanks!

tags: #Rheumatology Rheumatoid Arthritis Arthritis & Rheumatic Diseases Specialist Arthritis & Rheumatology

posted 3 days ago by A myPCOSteam User

Hello, I was wondering if there are alternatives to Spironolactone?

I have naturally low blood pressure, and when I took Spironolactone, it made me quite dizzy and faint-like. Are there any other prescriptions used to combat facial hair?

edited, originally posted 5 days ago by A myPCOSteam User
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Thanks for the reply-- I was at one point at two a day as well. I started running for exercise, and started losing a lot of weight. As the weight fell… read more

posted 3 days ago

How many women have experienced a premature birth, and was it directly related to your PCOS?

Here is my question.. I was just diagnosed with PCOS. I am already connecting the dots to various things throughout my life. I finally sent myself to a specialist because my Dr. was not helping me and clearly was missing some pretty big issues that I had going on. Back in 2009, I was 24, healthier, weighed less than I do now, and I got pregnant with my son. He was born at 26 weeks gestation. I developed rapid onset… read more

tags: Family Stress premature birth

posted 5 days ago by A myPCOSteam User

Has anyone ever had surgery for their pcos? How was it done and did it help?

tags: surgery

posted 6 days ago by A myPCOSteam User

I had a d&c and a laperoscapy. The d&c was for hyperplasia caused by the pcos and revealed that i had about 9 uterine polyps that were removed… read more

posted 2 days ago

No Periods

Anyone else NEVER get a period?

I only do when I take Provera.

I have already tried Metformin, Vitex, weight loss, exercise, clean eating. Still have never had a cycle on my own.

I just started taking inositol, so I'll give that a shot for a few months to see if that helps at all. Any other ideas? Is there anything you have been able to do to naturally get a period?

tags: No period Menstrual Irregularities

posted 9 days ago by A myPCOSteam User
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Hi Ladies
I am in the ecact same boat, started period at 14 periods were irregular by 17-18 i thought right it isnt notmal went to see a GP an was put… read more

posted 3 days ago

Anyone else have PCOS and Hypothyroidism?

I have been diagnosed with both PCOS and hypothyroidism, I am at a double disadvantage. I was wondering if any of you ladies have both conditions as well?

I was going to get into a Keto diet,but unfortunately, my thyroid needs carbs to function properly :-/. Just wondering if anyone else is having to experience both?

tags: #Hypothyroidism

posted 11 days ago by A myPCOSteam User

Do I need to avoid all Carbs for life?

Hi, I have been diagnosed with PCOS and Interstitial Cystitis a 4 months ago. At my Doctors suggestion I have eliminated all carbs completely from my diet for about 3 months now. This means only veggies, meat, and a few berries. My doctor recommended I continue to stay on this diet since my blood sugar is now more under control. Im confused since Im new at this-will I have to be off carbs completely for life? I do feel and look a little better, but am so tired all the time.… read more

posted 12 days ago by A myPCOSteam User
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Breakfast is usually a coffee or tea with MCT oil and heavy cream. If I am not fasting, I will have a few pieces of bacon or sausage (okay, maybe more… read more

posted 1 day ago
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