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15 Aug 2011

PCOS
Good morning
I have suffered most of my adult life (20 ish years) with PCOS. It has been so awful and the side effects are horrible. I have recently made an appointment to see an endocrinologist but have to wait 6 weeks as they are so busy. Losing weight is almost impossible even when I am hardly eating anything and I am struggling. Would going onto a birth control pill help me to lose weight, and if so which one would you recommend? Should I see a gynae or the endocrinologist for this? Any suggestions would be appreciated.
Kind regards
M
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GynaeDoc
gynaedoc

01 Jan 0001

The Pill helps regulate your cycle and helps with other effects of PCOS but not with weight loss. I would suggest that you see a gynaecologist.
Best wishes
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