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Never Been Medicated. Got Diagnosed With PCOS 2yrs Ago And Given Limited Information. Is This Normal For PCOS? Does Medicine Help?

Never Been Medicated. Got Diagnosed With PCOS 2yrs Ago And Given Limited Information. Is This Normal For PCOS? Does Medicine Help?

I'm 33. I have been dealing with extreme weight fluctuations, mood swings and excessively oily hair(like less than 24hr shelf life before I gotta wash) since puberty. I use to be very energetic now all of a sudden for seemingly no reason I have no energy to do even basic things sometimes even like take a shower(whatever I can muster goes to my kid). I also now have to tweeze my facial hair every other day. My head hair is getting thinner. Oh and I ravenously crave meat and sugar all the time… read more

A myPCOSteam Member said:

I agree with billie… Definitely get seen by a doctor and get blood tests ran, hormones does makes you extremly tired but also try and start taking multivitamins. If not already taking. They help me out alot with energy. Try and steer away from excess sugar. More water.

posted about 1 month ago
A myPCOSteam Member said:

Have you had a blood sugar/insulin test? It could be the fluctuations of hormones which plays a massive part of that sluggish feeling plus hair loss and oily skin. If not already, i would defintely get some blood tests done.

posted about 1 month ago
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