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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

posted November 20, 2017
A myPCOSteam Member

Did you cut out all carbs? Or just replaced with gluten free options. Like rice, oats etc?

posted August 2, 2022

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.

posted September 12, 2017
A myPCOSteam Member

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posted August 2, 2022

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

posted August 15, 2016
A myPCOSteam Member

I find my symtoms are better with 1200mg of DCI (d-chiro-inositol) only
Theres a local company that makes 600mg capsules so I take 2. For me it's better than having to drink all that powder. Not TTC… read more

posted October 11, 2022

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?

posted March 22, 2018
A myPCOSteam Member

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 November 16, 2019

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

posted May 18, 2017
A myPCOSteam Member

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 August 4, 2021

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

posted November 14, 2016 (edited)
A myPCOSteam Member

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 August 10, 2017

Hi Is Anyone Doing Keto Diet And Is It Good For PCOS?

Hi Is Anyone Doing Keto Diet And Is It Good For PCOS?

posted February 13, 2019
A myPCOSteam Member

Thank you so much for your answer. I’ll try it

posted February 14, 2019

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!

posted December 30, 2018
A myPCOSteam Member

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 January 5, 2019

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?

posted May 15, 2018
A myPCOSteam Member

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 December 10, 2019

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?

posted December 13, 2017
A myPCOSteam Member

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

posted December 21, 2019
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