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Jessi10909 posted:
I am currently on Metformin 2000 for PCOS and these are tips my doctor gave me, hopefully they can be helpful to you all also!

Weight loss is a big deal with this, along with medication like Metformin, weight control can also help regulate the hormones that are out of whack. I was put on a 1200 calorie a day diet, and I have to split that between eating at least 6 times a day.

Due to the extreme drop in my calorie intake, my energy levels slumped also. I have been taking a "Super B Complex" daily vitamin, and it really helps. Vitamin B is in the majority of the energy shots and drinks out there and it really does work. Plus it is physically impossible for you to overdose on vitamin B because it is water soluable, so what you don't need/use you... excrete lol

I had heard rumors that your chances of concieving are improved when you take a prenatal vitamin while TTC. Getting your folic acid levels up where they should be during pregnancy only improves chances. Checked with doc and he confirmed, the only catch with this one is constipation. The extra iron can cause constipation, but I have not personally experienced that possible side effect.

Hope this can help! Good luck all!!
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