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07 Apr 2003

just wondering
my gynae put me on glugophage for 7 months because of my high insulin level 13.8 and i also have
to follow a strict diet. I didn't get my period for the last 6 months and according to him this is because of my high insulin level. anyway the last 2 months i lost 10kg and lately have been getting period like pains but still no period, but my question is, is it likely that my insulin level has come down and that i will get a normal period now? or is it still to soon?
If I get my insulin level down and my period still hasn't returned is there anything medication I
can take to help this along as well as ovulation (trying to fall pregnant)??
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01 Jan 0001

What happens to your cycle with weight loss depends on how overweight you are. It is usually thought that you need to lose at least 5% of your body weight before the cycle changes. The combination of glucophage and diet should do this in due course. If your insullin resistance is improved and you still don't have a period (most likely because you are not ovulating), there are drugs like Clomid that can be used to induce ovulation. This should be done under strict supervision by a gynaecologist as there are risks in your situation.

Poeksie, I'm afraid your symptoms are too non-specific to make a diagnosis. If they persist, you should see a doctor.

Best wishes
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