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Have polycystic ovaries and cyst in ovary. Prescribed Primolut. Gaining weight. What to do?

hi.. myself nitu ........i hv discovered polycystic ovaries and a 5 cm cyst in my left ovary .doctor prescribed me premoult n 3 tablets for 7 days then 2 and then 1 tablet for 7 days.......I am also gaining weight .........what to i get rid of this problem and also how i reduced weight...please help me
Asked On : Thu, 15 Mar 2012
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Weight gain adds to the problems associated with polycystic ovaries and when a weight is decreased there can be an improvement in cycles and chance of conception.

Weight can be reduced with a change in lifestyle. This means altering both the diet and level of activity.
You may want to consider reducing any sodas or juices and using water or low calorie drinks instead.

In addition there are different diet plans available - low calorie/low fat and low carbohydrate. You can choose the one that best suits you.

In terms of activity, you would need to exercise at least 150 minutes a week.

Metformin is also used in this condition. It helps with the symptoms and may help with the weight as well.

I hope this helps
Answered: Sat, 22 Mar 2014
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