pcos

  1. ursidae

    Any Insight Into What Is Wrong With Me?

    Taken on the fourth day of cycle. There are cysts on my ovaries and MRI showed microadenoma on the pituitary 20 years old female with heavy acne. hirsutism, irregular cycle I'm seeing an endocrinologist but wouldn't mind hearing some other opinions
  2. haidut

    Estrogen Directly Causes Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)

    The worldwide rates of PCOS are skyrocketing, and have more than doubled over the last 10 years. Currently, about 12% of women in child-bearing age living in "developed" countries have PCOS and as a result struggle with infertility, diabetes, CVD, acne, bone issues, and even cancer. The fact...
  3. haidut

    Estrogen, Not Androgens, As A Cause Of PCOS (and Related Cancers)

    Peat has written about the role of estrogen in PCOS for more than 4 decades. The official version you will hear from most doctors is that PCOS is driven by hyperandrogenism and that anti-androgenic drugs are commonly used to "manage" it. However, despite this management rates of PCOS continue to...
  4. haidut

    Acne At An Age Older Than 25 May Be A Sign Of Systemic Disease

    The topic of acne has come up many times on this forum and appears to be anything but solved. While the pubertal and late teen acne is relatively well understood and often responds quite well to antibiotics or hormonal therapy, acne at an older age is much less understood. The predominant view...
  5. V

    Arginine useful for PCOS?

    From what I understand l-arginine increases nitric oxide formation, I started supplementing it before I knew this (new to Peat, discovering something new every day it seems :shock: ) but it has really seemed to help my hypoglycemia a month in. Also my cysts are all but gone (could also be the...
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