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What Are Other Options Besides Birth Control

What Are Other Options Besides Birth Control

My Gyno only gave me option of birth control, but my main conern is the weight gain I have been having. I do not have regular periods, but tend to get one every two months right now. The pill increases your insulin levels correct? Not sure where to go from here. My doctor didn't seem to responsive to my questions and basically told me BC was my only option.

A myPCOSteam Member said:

@A myPCOSteam Member - do you get your T levels tested? And are you referring to testosterone or thyroid? Thank you!

posted 4 months ago

Does Anyone Experience Extreme Bouts Of Bloating When They Eat?

Does Anyone Experience Extreme Bouts Of Bloating When They Eat?

I seem to bloat up after eating. It doesn't always happends, but it seems to appear when I'm more stressed out. It can get quite intense... I can lose up to one pant size in 24h and then gain it back in a couple days time. I tried keeping a food vs bloating journal, but it just happens whenever. I even started recording the days event to try figure what was going on, bUT still no clue... I was wondering if it happened to anyone else, and what they had done to deal with this, as I am getting… read more

Does Anyone Know Of Any Natural Ways To Prevent Spotting?

Does Anyone Know Of Any Natural Ways To Prevent Spotting?

I've spotted for 3 weeks now

A myPCOSteam Member said:

hi, i take maca root and vitex and i take pregnitude to start my period since i been take these i have been getting my period fairly regular

posted about 3 years ago

Recently Diagnosed

Recently Diagnosed

Hi Ladies. So I got diagnosed today. My doctor wasn't very helpful. I don't know what type of PCOS I have and wasn't aware that there were other types of PCOS. I do a lot of research into things and had questions to ask. But when I got in there today and he told me the news I froze. I still don't really understand this Insulin thing. I have excessive hair growth on my face. Does anyone have any tips for that? That is my main concern at the moment.

A myPCOSteam Member said:

You just described my day. I'd love to know an answer too...

posted about 4 years ago

Does Anyone Ever Get Super Bloated After Eating And It Doesn’t Matter What You Eat? How Do You Deal With It?

Does Anyone Ever Get Super Bloated After Eating And It Doesn’t Matter What You Eat? How Do You Deal With It?

A myPCOSteam Member said:

One thing that I've found that with PCOS is that the diet for every body is different but one thing that does effect it is gluten and wheat. So maybe try and cut that down and see how it goes?

posted about 4 years ago

Gyn

Gyn

Hey ladies,

Gonna take people's advice and go to the docs and ask to speak to a gyn as the endo was rubbish my question is what do I ask the doctor for? I know I ask for a referral to a gyn but why them specifically?
I really suck at all this so any help advise.. things to ask for would be great.
Thanks lovelies and have a great day
Xx

A myPCOSteam Member said:

Heya .. if your not happy with your doctor ask for a second opion and ask for an appoiment with a gyney doctor they explain alot to you and answer everthing from birth control to taken steps to having… read more

posted about 5 years ago

Treatment Options?

Treatment Options?

I have been seeing my doctor for about a year now. So far, I feel like my treatment plan is not working. I don’t feel like all of my symptoms are being addressed, and I feel like I’m getting the standard ( metformin & birth control) treatment. I don’t feel like my testoerone levels are under control because my acne, body odor, and weight are out of control. I feel sick when I take the metformin & sick when I dont. Over all, I feel like this plan isnt working. What are some other treatment… read more

A myPCOSteam Member said:

I would bring up all of these symptoms and lack of working to your current doctor. I have had to do this many times, they see hundreds of people every day we need to be proactive in our seeking… read more

posted about 4 years ago

Can You Get Pregnant With Pcos??

Can You Get Pregnant With Pcos??

I gained a lot of weight and he made me get a blood test... I told my dad he said it's bad unless.... and my dad said no that's impossible stop eating dominos... my parents think I'm infertile but I just got yelled at by my obgyn she said it's not!!! I'm confused it depends on the doctor I talk too one says I would have to see a reproductive endocrinologist and even then it would be near impossible and one says it's harder not impossible.... I'm on the pill I just was throwing it up from… read more

A myPCOSteam Member said:

Please consider looking into D Chiro Inositol (DCI). I could never tolerate metformin. I have two healthy children at home. Two angel babies in heaven (well much more due to way early miscarriages… read more

posted almost 5 years ago

Facial Hair: How Do You Deal With It And What Products Do You Use?

Facial Hair: How Do You Deal With It And What Products Do You Use?

A myPCOSteam Member said:

I saved up and bought a Tria ( at home laser) I also had laser at a salon .. I stopped using toxic skincare products and hair care products and my hairs have really reduced !!!

posted 11 months ago

Hair Removal Ideas

Hair Removal Ideas

I've been trying to find a good at home hair removal device because I can't afford to go to a professional. I've done quite a bit of research and found a few at home hair removal devices, out of all of them the LumaRx device seems to be the best and get the best results. Has anyone tried this before? If so, did you see results?

A myPCOSteam Member said:

You could try going on groupon for laser hair removal! I know it's still kind of expensive, but I got 3 treatments from $80 and it lasts for years

posted almost 5 years ago