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... to "treat" PCOS, it just covers up the symptoms. I was on the pill for over 11 years and towards the end it wasn't even masking the symptoms of PCOS anymore. ... (5 replies)
... My doc wasnt very helpful in telling me what I was realy dealing with, PCOS and Adenomyosis. ... (5 replies)
... and it did nothing. I want to know what brands of the Pill were you guys put on to help with the PCOS? ... (5 replies)

... I have a couple of friends with PCOS and one is on Yasmin and the other on Yaz (both made by the same company). Hopefully one of these two will help you! Kelly (5 replies)
... The pills strictly take care of the symptoms, and keep you regular if you're lucky. I took them for years, and finally had to quit because they were elevating my triglycerides. I took Yasmin, which has a component of spironolactone in it. ... (5 replies)
... I'm glad you found something that worked for you. I am at a crossroads and due to your story and those like you, I am seriously considering not even trying the pill that the doctor is considering putting me on. ... (5 replies)
Jun 27, 2005
... I'm new to this message board so forgive me if there is a section just for PCOS. ... (6 replies)
... I also took doxycycline to help with the acne. ... (1 replies)
Birth Control
Feb 8, 2007
... also...i have a mri coming up to check other stuff... ... (2 replies)
... PCOS is caused by insulin problems, so stabilizing you insulin and glucose levels with metformin gets to the root of the problem. There are lots of meds to treat PCOS, depending on your symptoms, and what you want to achieve. Metformin, birth control pills, spiro... But for some people, metformin alone works well. ... (3 replies)
... rent doctor told me that last year, when I first saw him and hadn't been on medication for about a year, my sugar was just fine. I think that may have something to do with my sugar being low to begin with. It may happen eventually, but so far, so good. However, I am overweight. ... (3 replies)
... Do you HAVE to go on several medications? ... (13 replies)
Hi, New Here...
Oct 26, 2006
... GYN's and GP's do NOT specialize in hormonal disorders such as PCOS, which is most likely why it took you so long to get a diagnosis. I would suggest that you see a Reproductive Endocrinologist. ... (5 replies)
... I have seen multiple doctors regarding a possible PCOS diagnosis. ... (0 replies)
... gyn's will diagnose PCOS and then only offer you birth control pills. That only solves the problem of menstruation. That doesn't help to make you ovulate, and it doesn't help with PCOS's other symptoms like insulin resistance and hirsutism! ... (1 replies)
... My Gyno kept using my weight as an issue also. She didn't want to give me time off from work, so I went back to my regular physician who also didn't feel it necessary to be off work. ... (13 replies)
Confused. lost. =(
Nov 14, 2005
... wish I had been diagnosed when I was 15 instead of 22. I know you are feeling alot of crap about this but you have an early diagnosis, so you can get this under control before it gets way out of hand. ... (5 replies)

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