Losing weight in pcos

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Avatar f tn i've been told the same thing, Just eat balanced, ask your RE if you can see a dietician, i have one i'm working with and its great! i lost over 30 lbs, but i'm struggling to lose weight as well b/c i put the 30 i lost back on. I also have PCOS and i am also pre diabetic. They have me on 1500 of glumetza and it seems to be helping with my blood sugars.
Avatar f tn Hello! I've also heard that losing weight can help with PCOS & with getting pregnant. My RE suggested that I lose weight to help with my PCOS. I've lost about 65lbs & I feel like it has helped, but we are still not pg because of male factor issues. We will be starting our 1st IVF cycle sometime shortyly. My only suggestion is to try & lose it a healthy way!
Avatar f tn but i have been trying everything to lose weight and get down to a healthy 120 or so. with pcos i have foud that losing weight is a struggle in itself. i eat very healthy(lean meats, high fiber, low carb) but nothing seems to work..ive even been working out 3x a week. i would like to know some of the "secrets" that people have learned when it comes to losing weight with pcos, best workouts, and anything else i should know about pcos. any information would be appreciated!
Avatar f tn One symptom of pcos is gradual weight gain from puberty on as well as difficulty losing weight. Another symptom is male hair growth. Birth control can help control the hair growth problem. Other than that the biggest help my doctor gave was to tell me to lose weight.
Avatar n tn when i was 14,i started losing dramatic amount of weight,n i was getting my period for almost 6 months but they wud last for more than two weeks n they were really heavy.but after 6 months,evthing stopped n i was gaining weight.when i turnd 15,my mum decided to tk me to another gynae,n she sed i was having hormonal imbalance n suggested me to take diane 35 for two months apart from asking me to do some physical activities.i got my period for two months continuously,n started reducing weight.
Avatar n tn there is always a chance it will come back unfortunetly, just have ur chckups with ur doc and he shud be able to tell u wat to eat and what excersises u can handle.
Avatar f tn I haven't had a period on my own since November. In February my doctor started me on Provera to cause periods. I also have panic attacks and am 14 lbs overweight. I have had trouble with my weight for the past year (I don't have PCOS though). You have to keep in mind that you are beautiful no matter what. I know it is hard to do but building self-esteem will aid in you feeling better about yourself.
3634255 tn?1347759104 My husband and I want to have a baby. Losing weight has not been easy, although I've done it! I have lost as much as my body will allow me to because although i still do the same thing i did to lose my first 17 pds it is no longer working. Is there something, anything that I can do. I want this so badly.
Avatar f tn As far as losing weight, I have pcos as well. I've been eating high protein meals and they're four smaller meals per day. It'll keep you fuller longer, will give you more energy, and help you lose weight. As far as conceiving, I don't have any answers for that. I hope this helps!
1641576 tn?1300811561 I would go to the doc to have the PCOS checked...Joy is right about losing weight and PCOS as I have it and after losing weight and taking meds we are currently 9wks 6days prego...
Avatar n tn i m 19 yrs old and recently got diagnosed with pcos. dont know wat to do.m in a dilemma.also i am not able to loose any wieght and if i try to, i get stretch marks all over me very easily.wat do i do?
Avatar f tn Losing weight may not be the key motive for all who suffer from PCOS. There are thin women who suffer from this and losing weight is not the option. You have to start seeing your GYN to start knowing your options and what can be done to have a baby. BUT, if you are overweight, then yes losing weight may improve your cycles and start ovulation again.
Avatar f tn One thing that helps that you can do on your own is of you are overt weight losing weight and getting healthy will make a huge difference.
Avatar f tn HI, Hormonal factors make weight loss difficult in women with PCOS. However weight loss is also the best form of treatment for PCOS. Hence apart from workouts you should seek advice from a dietician. Dietary modification is a major factor for weight loss. Excessive hair can be reduced with medicines or by cosmetic treatment. Hope this helps. Take care and good luck.
Avatar f tn I'm really not sure what to do, what to try, who to talk to, what to say... I was diagnosed with PCOS about a year ago, and none of my nurses told me until I looked on the paper and saw for myself.... The stuff they tell you and the stuff you read is more than discouraging about Conceiving and losing weight and being normal. I'm close to giving up.
7267830 tn?1391994730 even walking fast walking 30 minutes a day can make a difference from not doing anything at all. If you are a bit over weight try losing a few pounds.
400358 tn?1320234443 m not sure I have it but based on (i know this is bad) self diagnosis I have a few of the symptoms of PCOS (irregular menses or lack of, weight gain) Any tips or what I can do to lose weight if in fact I have PCOS. About 2 months ago I started working out (initially just started walking) and now I'm at the gym at least 6 days a week for at least an hour + a day but have only lost 7 pounds. Is that normal?
Avatar f tn Actually losing weight can help but I tried that 2 lose close 2 half and still wasn't able 2 get pregnant. That's why I say speak with a endocrinologist and continue losing weight.
Avatar f tn u need to contact ur Dr b4 taking such any fertility medication. Some cysts require surgery to remove them. also losing weight is VERY essential to increase fertility for ppl who r overweight or obese. as for Clomid, its usually taken from day 2 − 6, 3 − 7, or in some cases later than that around day 7 − 12. I suggest u communicate with ur dr and ask for his advice b4 taking anything and trying to treat urself.
Avatar f tn I would like to try it because I heard it helps women with PCOS lose weight. I need to lose weight and being on Provera and Clomid has made me gain weight the last 2 months. I have been eating right too but I am not losing anything! Grrrr Did you doc what to try you on Provera or Clomid??????
Avatar f tn dropped 20lbs in about 2 months. So not sure what you have tried, but PCOS does make it tough to control weight because of hormones being off. Is your prolactin level normal ? That was another issue for me, and when they realized it & got me on Dostinex to lower it - that helped, too. Best wishes !
Avatar f tn perhaps you have an underlying medical condition that is preventing weight loss, such as hypothyroidism, insulin resistance, or PCOS that is preventing you from losing weight. If the hormones in your body are not balanced correctly, you will have a hard time losing weight. You should ask your doctor to run some simple tests to verify that you don't have a medical issue causing you to retain weight. In addition, make sure you check side effects of any medications you take...
Avatar n tn Oh, good Lord, yes! Haha :) So many people with PCOS have a hard time losing weight because the hormones that make you have PCOS literally can mess up your whole body. I have trouble with my liver (high enzymes) and intestines, as well as I used to have trouble with triglycorides (heart enzymes) and insluine resistance. I've got everything under control right now with diet. My diet is high in fruits, veggies, and fiber. It's low-fat, low-sugar, and low-carb.
Avatar n tn I will be 34 next month and I have no children. I have had two miscarriages. The first one was about three years ago. After that I could not bear the thought of trying again. I decided to try again and I discovered I had PCOS I take metformin (not a diabetic) and clomid. It is difficult and if you have not been through it you cannot possibly understand. I have also been told to consider losing weight, and it is hard. I've been losing weight since my last pregnancy and it fluctuates.
Avatar f tn I was wondering if anyone has found any particular exercise that seems to help in losing weight as i just get so fustrated and sad at putting on weight all the time, any help would be appreciated :) x
Avatar f tn IF you were my patient, and wanted natural methods of combating PCOS I would have to recommend diet and exercise. Losing even 10lb can be enough to regulate your cycle and improve your chances of conception. Additionally, losing weight is important for good pregnancy outcomes and also for the baby--traits like obesity and type 2 diabetes can be transmitted to a child from the mother. Sorry to say so, but diet and exercise is your best answer!