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Best of luck to you and drop me a line if you have any questions or just want to chat!! Here is part of what a health professional recently told me about another health professional who followed the diet in the ebook: For example, set a goal of walking around the block where you live or work. Polycystic ovary syndrome, or PCOS, is the leading cause of infertility in women. Substantial inositol supplementation has been shown to improve ovulation in women with PCOS. Currently training for a second marathon.
I just ordered it and I want to know if there are any success stories with it. Thank you for the links! My husband and I have talked about trying this, so the information is much appreciated. I have about 25 pounds to lose and he has about I wonder how long we would need to use the food?
I am sure it must just depend on the person and their situation. The average weight loss on the "weekends off" program is 'around' 10 pounds per month. It took me around 5 months to lose 40 pounds. I ate NS 5 days per week, and my own food 2 days per week. Hi Erin - I've been on Nurtrisystem since the middle of January and have gone from pounds to pounds - it's been working really well for me!
I'd like to lose about 40 more pounds. Here's what's been working for me: I stick with it for the most part though find myself out on a lot of work-related lunches and find their guidelines for eating out are really useful. So I started Protein Power and did well with that.
I was 40 years old. When I started this regimen the endo told me that I could get pregnant, and I laughed in his face. While Protein Power seemed to be helping me lose weight a whopping 5 lbs when I had that first ovulatory period! I was approaching my 41st birthday when I found out, to my utter surprise and delight, that I was pregnant.
I had an easy pregnancy and a healthy baby who is a brilliant 15 year old honor student now. After her birth I went off Metformin and the symptoms of PCOS came roaring back immediately, even though I was trying to keep up with the lifestyle changes. I eventually gave up altogether. A few attempts at good diet and exercise failed and I gained a huge amount of weight and stacked up a bunch of other health issues as well. It took me 12 years to convince my health care provider the good endo was long gone to put me back on Metformin, and that allowed me to turn things right around.
I lost 75 lbs and I have kept it off for more than 5 years now. I sailed through menopause and my health issues have reversed, one by one. My 15 year old has insulin resistant PCOS as well and I had no hesitation having her go on Metformin, instead of the usual birth control pills. So great to read your story — of course I agree every body is different! Metformin has had such a positive impact on my health.
I recently experimented with not taking it for a week because I eat whole foods and very low carb, so I figured that with my lifestyle and diet, I could forgo the met. My IR returned, along with inflammation and weight gain. I take a low dose, and the side effects of not taking it are way worse in the short term and long term of taking it.
I am currently on metformin. I have been ttc for two years, i eat well, exercise plenty. But I was gaining weight. No specific diet, but whole grains and fruits and veggies.
Only calories a day. But I was desperate. I feel more energetic. As far as mood, I see that more correlate with my progesterone. I struggle with depression and anxiety. But perhaps I really needed metformin, Cause its been a totAl blessing to add to my diet and lifestyle changes to help me get started.
I been on it for years, recently I stopped taking it to see what would happen. I take it for PCOS, but apparently it lowers systolic blood pressure also. I stopped taking it for a week to see what would happen. Well, it was not fun. I felt very hormonal and moody. I could feel inflammation return. I gained weight within a week without any change to my diet or lifestyle.
For me the benefits of metformin far outweighs any negative side effects which I have yet to experience. So I can confidently say that metformin was the best choice for me. I have tried two different times to use Metformin mg regular the first time and mg extended release the second and had to stop after only a brief time each try due to side effects.
I became deeply depressed in a matter of days, alternated between hot flashes and chills constantly, my hands got tender and swollen, and I had constant fatigue. I felt like I was coming down with something and every day it just got worse. The digestive issues were only a problem on the regular variety…but they were a problem the entire time I took it. Exercise works better in my case. Metformin has been awesome for me.
Regardless of my tireless efforts I cannot lose any weight either. I feel I have been doing everything right with no progress. My doctor put me on mg metformin once a day and I am like a new person.
My acne is gone, my beard is gone and my hair loss has almost diminished. I lost 10 lbs the first month. I am grateful for Metformin.
It has given me a new confidence. Matformin has an extended release tablet for those of you having stomach issues.
It has completely turned my life around. For fertility, does mg extended release per day work? Every body is different. I have been on metformin for two years for pcos, I do have side effects.
About 3 months ago my pharmacy changed the brand of metformin that I take from heritage to aurobindo and I was so sick and felt horrible, it took me a week to figure out that maybe it was the difference in the brand name so I started researching different brand names of metformin and found out that the initial brand I had always taken had less fillers than the one they changed me to, I called my doctor and several pharmacies until I found the heritage brand and went and picked up the prescription,it made such a difference in how in felt, I would have never believed that fillers would make such a differnce.
I struggle with weight mood changes and of course hair growth it is a struggle trying to find the right balance and diet. Always open to things people try and its nice to know your not alone. I have PCOS and had to have a full hysterectomy due to pre cancer cells found. They want me to take Metformin but I have before and it makes me feel aweful.
What options do I have? If I change my diet and exercise routine would that help? I tried taking them as prescribed but it made me sick and I continued to gain weight rapidly and also started using the pill. It made me feel sick and I lacked energy all the time. From 90lbs I was at with a belly pooch. My best friend who was a med student encouraged me to cut back on sugars and unhealthy fats and increse high intensity exercise.
There is no doubt that metformin works, it does but making lifestyle changes for me feels safer and much more rewarding. Your email address will not be published. Time limit is exhausted. Get Answers to your Questions about. Your email is safe with us. We respect your privacy, and you may unsubscribe at any time. Hi Girls, Maybe my story will have one day a good end but I am not there yet.
Until I was 31 years old I lived my dream, having lovely husband, good. Proper diet and natural supplements can help the body maintain a pregnancy through successful delivery. Your body has a natural capacity to heal itself if you provide it with the necessary tools.
Even if you knew, it would be hard to do anything. So where could you start? I might suggest you start a daily journal, a place where you can record what you're eating, how much you're exercising, how you feel about your day, what you did to take care of yourself, etc. You are not judging yourself. The purpose of the journal is to increase your self-awareness and gain some insight into your behavior patterns. Let's talk about exercise for a moment. I have the feeling from what you say that you have tried exercising but it's not clear you're exercising now.
It's easy for me to imagine that, because of working so much, you are not exercising. If this is the case, I would suggest you set an exercise goal. Exercise is super-helpful for relieving depression. Since you're working 2 jobs, you're probably not exercising at all and are not physically active in other ways. Pick something really easy and very doable. For example, set a goal of walking around the block where you live or work.
You should be able to do that in minutes. It doesn't matter how fast you go at first. The purpose is to just do it, regardless of how tired or depressed you feel.
And don't give yourself a bunch of excuses for not doing it, such as "I don't have time", "I will do it later", etc. The reason you are doing this is to develop a new habit and increase your self-esteem, even a little. Take this short walk every single day for 30 days. Yes, every single day, rain or shine. It takes 30 days to develop a new habit. You are getting your power back! Next, get this PCOS diet e-book and take one healthy diet idea and make it a habit.
For example, if you have orange juice and a bagel for breakfast, you could instead have a boiled egg and some green tea. A minor change like this can help your lose weight and improve your energy.
Make a minor dietary change like this your new habit. Now you have two new habits that are empowering you. If you lose one of these habits, just re-start it. Much of success in life is replacing habits that don't serve you with good habits that truly serve you. Be kind to yourself. You have a lot going for you!! Finally, understand that pharmaceuticals can be useful tools but do not ultimately improve your health.
Rating I Feel Hopeless by: Amber I'm Amber, recently turned This is supposed to be an exciting time. But I feel so alone and I'm depressed. I have so much going for me. I'm currently buying my dream home log cabin. I'm supposed to be in my prime yet I feel so ugly and fat. I've been on Metformin for about 6 months no periods no weight loss in fact weight gain.
I also take hydrochlorothiazide to help control my blood pressure. I've been taking it since first diagnosed 5 years ago. I work alot of hours to keep myself busy. I wouldn't call myself fat. I'm told I carry my weight amazing well. I weigh pounds but the people that guess say I weigh about I'm 5 foot 7 and have an odd shape, broad shoulders skinny legs, not a beer gut or nothing but the typical rolls.
Anyways, I've been a member on this site since I was It's helped hearing there is hope yet I've tried so hard.