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    carrie197837 posted:
    I am absolutely disgusted with the messages in that community board. So I am going to post this here since maybe some of you can relate and take the issue seriously.

    You have to supress ovulation in order to avoid cysts. I have it, it can be nasty and painful and is hormonally connected to androgens and lack of estrogen. The pill is the best option and I had to switch to one with more estrogen as I am lacking which is part of PCOS. And insulin resistance doesn't always have anything to do with it. My A1C and blood sugar is perfect. It's the overproduction of male hormones and the fact that I need more estrogen to balance it out. People need to be educated and educate themselves. It is a syndrome, not a disease, and you can improve your symptoms only by nutrition and such but you cannot cure it unless you get your ovaries removed.
    carrie197837 responded:
    Claims of 'cleansing' and 'detoxifying' is a bunch of crap. Crash dieting only causes your body to go into starvation mode and store fat while burning muscle for energy. It will NOT help PCOS. You need an informed gynecologist, get regular internal ultrasounds and check up's.

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