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Switch Ring Fit Game
A myPCOSteam Member asked a question 💭

Has anyone played ring fit for the switch? Does it help your body, not especially to lose weight, but to get fitter.
I ask, because one i open the package, i cant return it. And as its almost 66euros, i wanne be sure it does what its.supposed to do

A myPCOSteam Member

I would 100% recommend ring fit. When I got my diagnosis, it was one of the first things I bought to help lose the weight. It's been a life saver for me, mostly because it helped teach me how to exercread more

How Can I Be A Nurse Living With PCOS
A myPCOSteam Member asked a question 💭

As a nursing student who has done clinical so far, I notice how it already takes a toll on my body. My family thinks I will be okay and get stronger by me eating healthy and working out. I understand what they are saying, but if I constantly go to the gym, my body feels exhausted, and I sleep almost all day if I can. Plus, I drink way too much coffee than the recommended amount, which I know does not help, but it's the only thing that keeps me awake. Unfortunately, it caused a cyst on my left… read more

A myPCOSteam Member

Ugh I feel the “helpful Dr” I’m supposed to start nursing school this year and I’m super nervous to be put in the same situation:( I’ve even been asked if I “think I could handle nursing school” since… read more

Does Anyone Have Any Tips On Starting And Sustaining Exercises With PCOS?
A myPCOSteam Member asked a question 💭

I am finding it hard to keep a routine and also having a hard time finding out what exercises work out best.
Any suggestions or ideas are greatly appreciated.

A myPCOSteam Member

Is your goal to lose weight? My goal is to keep losing weight but its sucb a struggle with this pcos …it sucks how we cysters have to work extra hard judt to lose weight but it is possible.

What Do Y’all Take To Manage Your PCOS L? What Else Are Y’all Trying?
A myPCOSteam Member asked a question 💭

I know diet and exercise play big part in the insulin part.

A myPCOSteam Member

The most helpful thing I’ve taken is metformin but it’s not for everyone

Chronic Pain?
A myPCOSteam Member asked a question 💭

I feel a lot of muscular pain and inflammation in my body. It worsens when I don’t take care of my PCOS. Is anyone else experiencing this?

A myPCOSteam Member

All the time. I was *genuinely* shocked recently when I learned that daily pain isn't normal for most people. I really thought we were all going through life with at a minimum 1-2 body parts hurting… read more

How About A Virtual PCOS Assistant?
A myPCOSteam Member asked a question 💭

After I went through my PCOS journey with all the challenges of issed menstruations, acne and hair growth, I really want to help others. There is a way out when we get the right support
I told you that I want to build a solution for all PCOS women to end misinformation and the struggle to find the right treatment o lifestyle advice. We are all women but different from our journey that's why we need tailored advice.

What is your thoughts when I would tell you that there is an app which is sort… read more

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hi @A myPCOSteam Member
just answered your survey<3 if you need anything else i am happy to help
and also i would love to chat about my venture and market research so far ⭐ let me know if you would… read more

No Periods
A myPCOSteam Member asked a question 💭

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?

A myPCOSteam Member

Same. I have to take medroxy progesterone pills because I get tired of the on going break through bleeding. If I do have a natural one it's like once a year if that. I noticed after using birth… read more

Low Sex Drive
A myPCOSteam Member asked a question 💭

Is there anyone who has low libido? I feel like I do but I act like I dont to pleasure my partner. Often times Idont want him to grab me or anything. What do you ladies do to fix that?

A myPCOSteam Member

Yes, this has happened to me. It's the hormone fluctuations. As I got older the urge started to decline more and more. When I became pregnant, I didn't want sex. Only one time we had sex when I… read more

Do This Do That! Who Is Also Tired Of All The Different Advice What Is Best For Me?
A myPCOSteam Member asked a question 💭

Hello everyone! I have PCOS for about 6 years. I got so much advice what I should do, from my OB, friends, and other sources. I know that they all want to help but everyone is different. I read multiple studies and everything I could find online. I'm super happy that I got pregnant and have my daughter now. For me it helped to change my diet and do some exercise as I was insulin resistant. From time to time I use a glucose monitor to see what is spiking my glucose to not gaining too much weight… read more

A myPCOSteam Member

As I told my OBGYN I do not want to do a clinical trial that stops my period.. Women that want to have children do not want their period stopped we want methods that gives us results such as pain… read more

Fatigue
A myPCOSteam Member asked a question 💭

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

Yes I do! Your not alone.