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What Foods To Eat And To Avoid With PCOS.

What Foods To Eat And To Avoid With PCOS.

So I have been trying to lose weight recently and I have failed quite miserably. It turns out I have been eating the wrong foods.

I have done quite a bit of research and I found some quite helpful pages. I know I'm not alone in the food department so I thought I'd give you lovely ladies an insight to what to eat and what to avoid.

Foods to add:

1. High fiber vegetables (cauliflower, peppers, almonds, berries, sweet potato)

2. Lean protein (chicken, fish, tofu)

3. Anti-inflamatory foods… read more

A myPCOSteam Member said:

I have PCOS, and for years didnt use birth control. I have always had irregular periods, sometimes going a year without them. I read online that I should avoid Glutenand red meat...I cut out gluten… read more

posted 10 months ago

Any Advise For Subduing Or Getting Rid Of Hirsutism?

Any Advise For Subduing Or Getting Rid Of Hirsutism?

My hormones are balanced but I still deal with hirsutism on a daily basis. So much so that I shave (my face) every day, if not twice a day.

A myPCOSteam Member said:

My doctor prescribed me eflornithine cream for the hirsutism, I just mixed it with my acne facial treatment, I only started using it three months ago, and I have seen some changes. You can ask your… read more

posted 14 days ago

Ovasitol

Ovasitol

Has anyone tried Ovasitol? It claims to be "a high quality, medical-grade supplement that combines both myo and d-chiro-inositol that mimic’s the body’s own ratio" and boasts it will " improve insulin sensitivity, restore hormone balance, improve ovulation and egg quality in women with PCOS."

I just ordered some and have yet to try it. Simply looking for feedback. Any reviews from your own personal experience with it would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks,

Nicole

A myPCOSteam Member said:

Can I take ovasitol with metformin and synthroid? It sounds like it would really help but I'm not sure how it might affect my meds...

posted over 2 years ago

Fatigue

Fatigue

Do any of you ladies struggle with fatigue? I have it so bad! Im ALWAYS tired like if I ran a 7k and sleepy. Is there anything i could take to help?

A myPCOSteam Member said:

Wow! I am so glad to see I am not losing my mind concerning the fatigue. I have paid much to find out why I'm so fatigued. Sleep is the best medicine so far. From what I'm reading, maybe we need a… read more

posted about 2 years ago

What Treatments Are There To Help With Weight

What Treatments Are There To Help With Weight

I struggle with my weight so badly. It's frustrating I eat small portions, exercise, and eat mostly non- processed food, I don't know what else to do I lost a bunch and then gained it all back and then some and I didn't do anything differently. I've also had 6 miscarriages. I'm so frustrated with my body and even with antidepressants I feel suicidal. People are so mean to me because of my weight and try as I might I just keep going up. I was on metformin and it made my depression and anxiety go… read more

A myPCOSteam Member said:

Girl!! I feel your pain. When I got it in my 20's I gained over 100 pounds in like 2 or 3 months. I just blew up. About 2 years ago I had to go off of some very strong meds for other health problems… read more

posted 4 months ago

Hard To Be Happy About Friends Pregnancies..

Hard To Be Happy About Friends Pregnancies..

I have had at least 7 of my close friends announce their pregnant within the past month and i want a child so bad, so deep down it hurts me because i haven't been lucky, ever... but then i feel selfish and like a bad friend because i should be happy for them.. Also because I'm throwing 2 of my friends their baby showers, which I'm excited about. I just get mixed feelings. Especially when I'm by myself.. :( what has helped yall with these feelings or anything to do to cope with it?.. am i wrong… read more

A myPCOSteam Member said:

No, It happens to me all the time. But You will have a baby. I been trying to lose weight and try a natural way. Wont go on metformin. Heard you gain weight. I am already 190. Their only diet that… read more

posted over 4 years ago

Myo-inositol...

Myo-inositol...

So ive been taking Myo-inositol (Brand name: Myova) for about a month now. Is anyone else on this? Did it have any effect/help with PCOS? How long did it take to have an effect? And did you conceive whilst taking it? (:

Thank you!

A myPCOSteam Member said:

I took 9g daily for about 6 months but i didn't notice any changes. No weight loss or periods like it is said to cause.

posted almost 3 years ago

Hair Texture Changes?

Hair Texture Changes?

I know that its normal for hair to change over our lifetimes, but in just a few short years my hair transitioned from mostly straight to incredibly curly and unruly. I read a study that claimed testosterone can change the shape of the hair follicles. Anyone else go through this?

A myPCOSteam Member said:

My hair changed when my doctor inserted an IUD, claiming it would help with everything. Fast forward six months my hair is unruly, and SO thin that it's causing major depression. Searching for ways to… read more

posted almost 2 years ago

How Do You Deal With Debilitating Fatigue During Your Period?

How Do You Deal With Debilitating Fatigue During Your Period?

I'm pretty much always tired, but during my periods I feel exhausted to the point where I am late for work, cannot properly function, and am so lethargic. Does anyone else experience this? How do you deal with this?

A myPCOSteam Member said:

Two years without my period, meds for ten days and she’s back. However, I have no energy and very nauseous.

posted almost 2 years ago
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