FigureSkater03

99d

For those with PCOS what has helped y’all?

Spironolactone

Norethisterone

Finasteride

Polycystic Ovary (PCOS)

Dizziness

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  • Neuco

    99d

    I'm on finesteride and it really has helped slow the hiruticism. As for the issues with menstruation? Hysterectomy. Best thing I ever did.

    • FigureSkater03

      99d

      what is finesteride? I would do a hysterectomy but my doc said because of my case I’m at a huge risk for complications.

      • Neuco

        99d

        it's a medication. It manages the hormones without the side effects of birth control. If you don't mind me asking, what complications is he worried about?

    • DoodleCaboodle

      99d

      I want a hysterectomy but all my doctors just brush it off because of my age. I’m even at an increased risk for uterine cancer because of family history but the doctors refuse to do a hysterectomy because I “may want kids someday”. It’s absolutely frustrating.

      • Neuco

        98d

        there's a list on r/childfree of doctors that will do it. I highly recommend it. I even put the one who did mine on it. I was only 28 when I got mine-no kids and didn't require my spouse's permission

  • 100Percent_K

    98d

    Norethindrone 10mg per day has been the best thing for my situation

  • Mareena

    86d

    I take birth control full time and no longer have periods, it has helped immeasurably. It has no long term side effects in doing so either, talk to your gyn about it. As well as I'm on Spironalactone a hormone regulater.

  • sandboxjoints

    86d

    not diagnosed as of rn but i meet diagnostic criteria (cysts havent been confirmed though ofc) i'm seeing a lot of people recommend spironolactone and i just want to put it out there that i had a really bad experience with it! it might just be that i got super dehydrated & needed more salt and water, or it might have been that my body couldn't adjust to having so little testosterone. it was prescribed to me for acne & i ended up with severe brain fog, dizziness, low blood pressure, depression and just slightly less acne. it really helps a lot of people with PCOS but just be aware of side effects if anyone here does decide to try it! 💕

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