Connect with others who understand.

sign up log in
Resources
About myPCOSteam
Powered By

Questions & Answers

Get practical advice and insights from people who understand

Don't see your question? ask question
Real members of myPCOSteam have posted questions and answers that support our community guidelines, and should not be taken as medical advice. Looking for the latest medically reviewed content by doctors and experts? Visit our resource section.
View:
How To Know Yourself?
A myPCOSteam Member asked a question 💭

i am always stuck in my mind when someone ask me about myself. i don't know my strengths and weakness, and i always feel bad about it. can anyone tell how can we know ourselves like hobbies, what you like or dislike.....

posted April 17
View reactions
A myPCOSteam Member

Is this what you mean?

I like gardening: i love watching things grow from seeds, the fact that i helped grow that seed in an amazing sunflower. And that helps the wildlife, who need our help very… read more

posted April 18
A Question For Those Who Shave Your Face, Do You Use A Cleanser, Moisturizer, Shaving Gel, Or Something Else?
A myPCOSteam Member asked a question 💭
posted April 15
View reactions
A myPCOSteam Member

Thanks for the responses! 🥰 I need to try something different from my usual cleanser or moisturizer

posted April 17
What Is The Best Diet For PCOS?
A myPCOSteam Member asked a question 💭

How much protein, how much carbs, how much fats?

What types of protein, carbs and fats?

posted April 13
Be the first to like/hug
A myPCOSteam Member

The amount of protein is based on body weight. If you’re eating high protein, one article I read online recommended 1.4 lbs X kg of your bodyweight.

posted April 29
Anyone Have 3 Week Periods?
A myPCOSteam Member asked a question 💭

My periods have regulated a little better since removing my iud (had no periods when I had iud in) prior to Iud we’re all the time. But am still having long periods

posted April 8
View reactions
A myPCOSteam Member

Arent you suppose to not have periods on birth control?

posted April 8
Has Anyone Found A Good Way To Treat Acne Beside Remaining On Birth Control For Life?
A myPCOSteam Member asked a question 💭

I was diagnosed with PCOS while trying to get pregnanct 13 years ago my only symptom was severe cystic acne was on combo birth control all these years but started suffering from massive sleep issues and found out i had no progesterone from the pill suppression so went off of it and working with a functional med doc to balance my hormones and see if i can live off of the pill but the horrible cystic acne has returned anyone have any success being off of the pill with acne and if so what works?

posted April 4
Be the first to like/hug
How Many Of You Use The Notion Website?
A myPCOSteam Member asked a question 💭

I created a PCOS Lifestyle Manager Notion template which is a comprehensive tool designed to help individuals with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) manage their condition effectively. This template contains various sections, including a tracker for menstrual cycles, medication, and supplement tracking, weight and body measurements tracking, and symptom tracking. It also includes a section for healthy food recommendations, including lean proteins, non-starchy vegetables, healthy fats, and complex… read more

posted March 29
View reactions
PCOS And Blocked Tubes Anyone?
A myPCOSteam Member asked a question 💭
posted March 29
Be the first to like/hug
A myPCOSteam Member

My left tube is blocked, but my ovary is ok. My right fallopian tube and ovary are the opposite of what my left ovary and fallopian tube are.

posted March 29
Anyone Else Out There FINALLY Diagnosed With PCOS After Years Of Mental Health Treatment? Anxiety And Depression
A myPCOSteam Member asked a question 💭

For context I am a 27yr old female with long history of anxiety and depression, tried many different antidepressants over the years. Always been told since I was diagnosed at age 6 that I must just have a chemical imbalance in my brain. Fast forward to age 26, I got an IUD placed by my gyno who informed me I had PCOS. I have always been very active, I am lean and struggle to gain weight.

I have been on Spirolactone for about 7 months now and am seeing no difference, I haven't made any changes… read more

posted March 25
View reactions
Metformin, Birth Control, Lexapro
A myPCOSteam Member asked a question 💭

Good afternoon all,
I’ve had PCOS for the last16 years and have been on 1,000 mg metformin for insulin resistance and Yaz now Nikki birth control to help with my cysts and hormones. Added in lexapro a couple years ago to help with fluctuating high highs and low lows. Is anyone else on this combination or taking any of the 3. I’m now 36 and wanting to know what’s working for others.

posted March 18
View reactions
A myPCOSteam Member

I have been having highs and lows because I haven't stepped. High dheas can cause insomnia or sleep issues and anxiety.

posted May 13
Becoming Regular And Awkward Egg Drops?
A myPCOSteam Member asked a question 💭

So I have barely been active in years since my divorce, but over the last year that I've been with someone again, I also started to become more regular for the first time in my life. I've even started having to deal with PMS symptoms that were never an issue before. I know my years are probably running low for child-bearing now, and he's young and not quite ready, but for to these changes, I've also made sure to study up on fertility, like checking cervical mucus and keeping track of ovulation… read more

posted March 17
Be the first to like/hug
Continue with Facebook
Continue with Google
Your privacy is our priority. By continuing, you accept our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.
Already a Member? Log in