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10 Aug 2010


I have been diagnosed for 10years and I have endometriosis. I am 1.5m and i weigh 66 kg, will me losing weight assist my chances of falling pregnant naturally?
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Fertility expert

01 Jan 0001

Dear Fatima

Not all patients with PCOS would benefit directly from weight reduction. Those with elevated fasting insulin levels or insulin resistance will benefit most from low glycaemic index diet and in weight reduction. In addition the endometriosis may play a significant role in your fertility as well and therefore I would advise you to seek help from a fertility specialist in trying to plan your best treatment option.

Answered by: Dr M.I. Cassim
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