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What are you doing to reverse or manage your PCOS symptoms? Information is knowledge! Common PCOS questions, individuals’ treatments and compassionate feedback can be found here. (Insulite Laboratories encourages comments and feedback of your personal experience, but this information is not a substitute for professional medical advice.)
05-22-2013, 08:18 AM
Many women with PCOS gain weight around their abdomen, taking on an apple shape rather than a pear shape. Such weight gain is linked with imbalances of glucose and insulin in the body.
04-04-2013, 07:03 AM
The high levels of excess insulin seen with PCOS can stimulate the ovaries to produce large amounts of the male hormone testosterone, which can possibly prevent the ovaries from releasing an egg each month, thus causing infertility. Because women with PCOS don’t have regular menstrual cycles, many are unable to become pregnant. With help, however, many PCOS sufferers conceive.
05-07-2011, 10:36 AM
Many women with PCOS may find themselves more anxious or depressed by their appearance or their inability to become pregnant. Depression can also be caused by hormone problems.
09-21-2012, 07:34 PM
Women with PCOS who become pregnant may experience certain health problems, including, but not limited to, gestational diabetes, pregnancy-induced high blood pressure, pre-eclampsia and macrosomia. The incidence of miscarriage is discussed as is post-partum PCOS. Our community is here to offer comforting support.
03-14-2013, 09:16 PM
Metformin and other pharmaceutical drugs are often prescribed for women with PCOS in addition to other treatments. Your input and experiences can be extremely valuable to other community members, so we encourage you to share them.
06-13-2013, 10:11 PM
How does PCOS present during various stages of life? We want to hear your own story.
11-01-2012, 10:46 AM
Discover the facts about Insulin Resistance, a major underlying cause of PCOS and a risk factor for serious health issues. You’ll discover how it can be reversed.
01-27-2013, 09:16 AM