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Prenatals?

Did anyone take a doctor prescribed prenatal? Was it less expensive than buying it OTC?

posted 6 days ago
A myPCOSteam Member said:

I've always used over the counter, however I believe Martins super market pharmacies have a program where you can get your prenatal vitamins for free if… read more

posted 5 days ago
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does any one experience mood changes while taking spironolactone and birth control?

I feel depressed anxious and very agitated and I have only been taking them for about 2 months. but I have taking the combo in the past for months and never felt like this before

posted 7 days ago
A myPCOSteam Member said:

no non of the meds triggered it, mine was start with PTSD from abuse and later got worse with pcos. since I have had the first for it,surgery its made… read more

posted 1 day ago
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Ketogenic diet & period?

I havent had a period in months! I started the keto diet a little while ago and I lost 10 pounds! I heard some people say this diet can bring a period back but others say it makes your period go away! Does anyone know what will happen?

posted 7 days ago
A myPCOSteam Member said:

I agree with Kiara losing weight will get you on a regular cycle. I have a friend who started the Keto diet in April of this year and is down 35lbs and… read more

posted 6 days ago
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Best diet for PCOS

So I was recently diagnosed with PCOS. I have had a period since I was 9, they were heavy and then after being on bc to regulate in my teens, everything was normal. Right before getting married, I stopped bc to lose weight but that didn't happen. Anyways, 4 months after getting married....I gained at least 20 lbs, and I no longer had regular periods. I was worried about being able to conceive and just assumed my weight gain and stress meant no period. Luckily, I got pregnant and had a healthy… read more

posted 7 days ago
A myPCOSteam Member said:

Its been shown to increase insulin tolerance, it works simialrly to,metformin.

posted about 16 hours ago
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Dilation and curettage (D&C)

can they this and also remove a 6cm cyst on an ovary?

posted 7 days ago
A myPCOSteam Member said:

A D&C cleans the inside of your uterus out. If they were to remove a cyst they would have to preform a cystectomy and they will usually do that as… read more

posted 7 days ago
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Clomifene results?

I will be starting clomid this month for the first time. What is everyone’s opinion on this medication? Did it help you conceive? What side affects did you get? What benefits did it give you?

Anything would be helpful for both me and hubby. Thanks in advance!

posted 8 days ago
A myPCOSteam Member said:

I used CLI I’d to get prnant at 42 . It does help

posted about 18 hours ago
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lake of sleep solutions

i have random sleep patterns and wanted to know if there is anything to help them. I seem to get at least 8hrs and still be extremely tired.

posted 9 days ago
A myPCOSteam Member said:

I have been wanting to try that for a while! Good to know :)

posted 8 days ago
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I have pcos and never get my periods, so why am i randomly bleeding?

Im 23 years old and ive been diagnosed with PCOS since i was 22. But my ladst year of high school i was sexually active so i got on bc. I was on the depo shot because im horrible at taking meds. So i was on the depo shot for almost a year, then the week after graduation i stopped going to my appointments to get the shot. Ever since then i NEVER get my periods... well this past week i havent felt good. Ive felt sick and my stomach would hurt. 3… read more

posted 9 days ago
A myPCOSteam Member said:

Thank you very much! I made an appointmet witn family planning today for tomorrow. So hopfully i get some answers im looking for! :)

posted 6 days ago
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Guidance on PCOS

I recently was diagnosed. I dont know what type I have. But i have the facial hair, extra weight, losing hair on my scalp, heartburn etc. I was put on birth control, and when I was at the 'placebo' part of the pills all heck broke loose and I started bleeding really bad (Tmi but I had to change every 30 min for 3 days' I went to the instacare and they just said to up the dose of my b/c. My question is that if i bleed that much on the placebo pill will I ever be able to get pregnant? I am… read more

posted 10 days ago
A myPCOSteam Member said:

Metformin probably wont help you much then.

This was a great resource for me in the beginning - she focuses a lot on what you can do to improve your… read more

posted 10 days ago
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