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PCOS/MCOS No More!

For all of you ladies out there dealing with this condition! There is hope. PCOS/MCOS is curable. So, let's do this!

-sleep (as much as you can)

-water (3+ liters)

-sugar (fruit)

-exercise (sweat 'til you drip)

-low-fat (let's say goodbye to insulin resistance!)
 
Let's share our struggles and successes and provide support for each other :)

Members: 88
Latest Activity: 9 hours ago

Helpful Information

Informative Discussions:

PCOS and hormones (posted by Pippa Partooschkey on May 21, 2010)

I need stories of REVERSING PCOS with lfrv pleeeeeeease! (posted by Jasmine Marie Lynch, on December 28, 2010)

Inspiration for those with PCOS/ Hormonal Imbalances (posted by La Banane, on May 17, 2011)

Acne and Chronic Fatigue are BACK! (Posted by Jasmine Marie Lynch on October 15, 2011)

Has Anyone Eradicated Female Facial Hair With 811 and Exercise?

Is there a cure for my PCOS?!! (posted by Sweet Pea, on December 24, 2011)



In Relation to the 811 Lifestyle:

Top 10 mistakes raw fooders make... (posted by DURIANRIDER, on October 20, 2010) This may not really HAVE to do with PCOS per se', but I feel that it technically does. If we avoid the mistakes listed here, we will see results.



INSPIRATION INSTIGATION (Need some inspiration? Feeling down? No worries!)

Inspire me: what did you heal on lfrv? (posted by Mary K, on June 22, 2010)

Testosterone (posted by Lev, on March 12, 2009) A talk about the effects of food on the body, undereating, and hormones. Bloodwork posted by Durianrider.**

Inspiration for those with PCOS/ Hormonal Imbalances (posted by La Banane, on May 17, 2011)



There is a Cure: Ladies Who Have Healed Their PCOS (Some more inspiration for ya!):

-Alison Andrews (mostly 811, occasional starches) Her website: http://www.loving-it-raw.com/

-Joanna Banana

-Liliaceous

-Natasha St. Michael (not 811, but raw vegan nonetheless)

Discussion Forum

PCOS and birth control ?

Started by J. Last reply by Amber Carser Aug 14. 1 Reply

Hi,Will you share your thoughts on birth control ?   - do you or don't you recommend traditional birth control pills - and why? (and with PCOS is it different)   - if not a fan of an IUD, what do you recommend?Thanks!Continue

What is your PCOS story?

Started by L. Last reply by Amber Carser Aug 14. 17 Replies

When were you diagnosed?Do you have any symptoms? If so, what are your symptoms?Have you bettered your symptoms?Do you take supplements?If yes, do you take them to better this condition?Have you eradicated this condition?Do you know of anyone who…Continue

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Bleeding in between periods

Started by Cherrysunday Jun 8. 0 Replies

Heya, I'm finding I'm bleeding in between periods and it's full flow. It makes me tired and moody too. Does anyone else get this with pcos? I'm careful with what I eat and the more raw I have the more blood there seems to be. V odd. X thanks ladies…Continue

Results with HCCV - or only raw?

Started by J. Last reply by la croqueuse de fruits Dec 18, 2013. 4 Replies

Hi everyone,It seems like people have had good results with HCRV.  Has anyone noticed results (ovulation, weight loss, etc) with HCCV?I've been doing mostly HCCV for approx 2 months and haven't really noticed weight loss.  I have not been…Continue

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Comment by partakati on May 30, 2012 at 6:54pm

I'd have a hormone related question, I just got my blood test results back and my sex hormone binding globulin (SHBG) is super elevated, with 280 nmol/l when it should be somewhere between 20-140 nmol/l in women my age. I am guessing this is due to the crazy contraceptive pills I'm taking, and if I don't want deep-vein trombosis anytime soon I should probably change to something else.

Does anyone know any supplements I could take for lowering SHBG? I was reading about stinging nettle root extract that some people have used, but I'm just wondering (not an expert at all when it comes to biochemistry and that) if I lower SHBG then would I have MORE free testosterone and that would be bad for my existing hair-loss problems? I have also been taking DIM but apparently that is not good because it might screw up the estrogen/testosterone balance even more. If there's anyone who's educated about hormones, I would be very thankful for any advice! Have a great day!

Comment by L on May 27, 2012 at 2:13pm

I'm assuming lfrv chat?

Comment by L on May 27, 2012 at 2:04pm

How do you know she's been banned??

Comment by L on May 27, 2012 at 9:39am

Welcome, Shery :)

Comment by Janneke on May 27, 2012 at 6:47am

That might also be the case, Good point :)

Comment by L on May 27, 2012 at 5:11am

Didn't she delete her profile? That could also be the cause of the removal. I am not saying that the post didn't get removed but it may have disappeared along with her profile.

Comment by Janneke on May 27, 2012 at 3:31am

Her post got removed, which I already expected would happen, since it wasn't in agreement with 30BAD. That's why I saved the email, just incase. If you don't have it anymore, let me know.

Comment by Shery on May 26, 2012 at 7:51pm

So happy I found this group, and all the info linked to! Hey guys :)

Comment by partakati on May 9, 2012 at 8:35pm

Hey everyone, I am new to 30BaD and I actually joined this website to be able to join this group. I've been diagnosed with PCOS from ultrasound with 12 cysts instead of the normal 4-5 and also from blood work. The condition arose when I tried to quit my birth control pills January 2011, wanting to be more natural and get rid of the mood swings pills cause. After quitting I was feeling great, but a couple of months later I started to notice that my hair had gotten half thinner and my face begun to fill up with acne (I was put on birth control when I was 16 due to acne. Now thinking, I had all the signs of PCOS back then, excess facial hair, thinning hair, acne, sudden weight gain but of course doctors think all girls should be put on birth control without actually diagnosing them..)

 

I saw a gynecologist who diagnosed me and said I need to go back on birth control, so I did. Hair stopped falling out and my face cleared up, but I really do not want to be on birth control anymore. However, I'm way too scared to stop because I already have scalp showing through my hair if I don't blow dry and use products, which is devastating for me. About 3 months ago I made an appointment with a woman who is specialized in womens hair loss and alopecia, and she sold me a bunch of expensive products to help re-grow my hair. I've been using them and I can see some new growth but I don't know whether it is due to the products, birth control or something else.

 

Well anyways, sorry for the long post, I just thought to share my story and maybe someone has similar experiences or helpful advice! I am glad to hear that people on this group are having their periods without the help of medication, it gives me a lot of hope!

Comment by Hylas on May 5, 2012 at 8:55am

Hi all, just discovered this group and am happy to see it here. I was PCOS "diagnosed" after having a 9 cm cyst removed from an ovary about two years ago.

Ugh. I'm currently having my period (REALLY heavily and uncomfortably, pain and swelling in the ovary that gets the cysts) for the second time in a month. I typically don't get it at all since going hcrv, but have had a bit more fat in my diet in the past couple of months than usual. I tend to find that there is a direct link between my symptoms and how much fat I consume. I hadn't had my period in about six months until recently (though I do still ovulate) but am happy not to; I hope to "lose" my period again in the future if it's really as healthful as general consensus here makes it out to be.

For the past week my skin has been quite fine (aside from purple scarring) for the first time in sixish months, during which I've had horrendous cystic acne that I can do nothing about. I'd chalked it up to detox but am now thinking it has more to do with hormonal issues. In other words, I'm not sure what's going on... awful period for the second time in a month, good skin, middling/high fat.

I'm giving up overts for a while and hope this will mean my improved skin continues? I will go to the doctor to be sure I don't have a significant cyst but don't want any of their intervention otherwise.

 

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