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Dietary Supplements
A myPCOSteam Member asked a question 💭

Is there a supplement that will help with facial hair??

A myPCOSteam Member

Spironolactone, my doctor prescribed it about three weeks ago and i gotta say it is already working. It has also helped with my acne but it does give me really bad dry mouth. If youre looking for a… read more

Has Anybody Heard Of GOLO?
A myPCOSteam Member asked a question 💭

I saw a commercial advertising a dietary supplement specifically for insulin resistance. I would like to know if anyone has had any experience with it?

A myPCOSteam Member

I saw a commercial for it for the first time yesterday and I really would like to know if it works and if there are side effects

How To Reverse Adrenal Pcos?
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Hiya ladies some of you know that I recently learnt that I have adrenal pcos. So my question is how can I reverse it? Can I continue to take my current supplements or should I change them that works well with adrenal pcos and what supplements should I take? I don't know much about adrenal pcos. I know that it's caused thorough stress and that I have high levels of DHEAS and testosterone. I just want to make sure that I am doing things correctly to reverse this type of pcos. Also what type food… read more

A myPCOSteam Member

It may seem obvious, but is much easier said than done: stress management! Even if you don't think you're stressed, taking time for relaxation & meditation/prayer can only benefit the endocrine… read more

Weight Gain
A myPCOSteam Member asked a question 💭

When does the weight gain stop? I am insulin resistant and take metformin. I don’t think its working because i keep feeling bigger as the days go on. Should i take supplements? How do you know what else you need? I dont even want to eat anymore its so bad.

A myPCOSteam Member

Please don’t starve yourself!!!! It’ll make things worse:( fiber is your friend. Don’t worry about the calories. Focus on lean protein and fruits and veggies. You’re body will balance out

How Are You Getting Pregnant? Loosing Hope Really Fast :(
A myPCOSteam Member asked a question 💭

Hey ladies,

Please help and advise how are you guys getting pregnant and what things hAve helped you?

A myPCOSteam Member

After a couple of years trying
I finally got a referral to a fertility specialist.

They advised I needed to loose weight. Easier said than done as having pcos has really made that a challenge over… read more

What Are You Doing To Help Your PCOS Feel Better?
A myPCOSteam Member asked a question 💭
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I've been prescribed pain medication that really helps and I've taken some time off work due to the pain I'm also trying to clean and clear my mind.

Does Anyone Take Inositol Or Has Tried It In The Past?
A myPCOSteam Member asked a question 💭

I read some studies online that inositol might be a good supplement for people with PCOS/insulin resistance. I started taking it myself and wanted to know if anyone has had results with it.

A myPCOSteam Member

Absolutely! This Is the one I take. It’s helped me with my insulin resistance and PCOS belly along with a diet of lean protein and lots of veggies. I went from having a period once a year to every 2… read more

Has Anyone Used Pregnositol And Seen Results As Far As Regulated Periods Or Reduced Cravings?
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I have seen a lot of people have results taking pregnositol/ovasitol supplement to help with symptoms. I was wondering if anyone has had positive results from taking the supplements?

Does Anyone Know Any Energy Supplements Or Powders?
A myPCOSteam Member asked a question 💭

I am constantly tired and drink way too much coffee every day. I know that it affects my physical health, but I need to find something to help me stay awake and let me get through the day without having to nap.

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I would feel like this too!! Always tired with muscle pain and fatigue. Taking inositol and switching to black tea has really helped both fatigue and pain. High caffeinated beverages are a slippery… read more

Do I Need To See My Doctor About Taking Supplemtent?
A myPCOSteam Member asked a question 💭

I was thinking about trying some supplemnts but unsure wether if I need to speak to my doctor or If I could just go out and buy them.

A myPCOSteam Member

My doctor always asked what I was taking but said he couldn't medically reccomend anything since theyre not technically medications. I always ran them by him though to make sure there were no… read more