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230972 tn?1224473726
TTC with pcos and what to take.....
Hi - just wondering.....
i have pcos, insulin resistance and i am obese (although i have lost 40kg nearly give or take a few in fluctuation these last few months...!) but... sigh... i still am classed as obese...
i'm on my 2nd cycle on metformin 500mg x2 daily. i also take folate, chromium, zinc, tribulus, vitex, evening primrose, omega 3 dh, and a fruit/vegetable/grain tablets.
the thing is that i have a gastric lap band in me, to help with weight loss. tmi ahead sorry..... taking this many pills make me feel sick and clogged up inside and i vomit them up quite regularily.
i know i have to take metformin to get my cycle sorted (its starting to work!) and i thought i should take folate. what else do you think is absolutely necessary when trying to conceive. i figure its better to keep down what  is essential than take a whole heap and nothing stay down.
what supplements are people taking and also do you think i could increase my metformin. my ob/gyn doesnt weant to see me until dec/jan...
sorry for too much detail    :-)
thankyou
lorri xx

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230972 tn?1224473726
we have also been using preseed. this will be our 2nd cycle on it.
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298462 tn?1259461575
hi lorri-  i also was diagnosed with pcos 2 years ago.  i'm taking metformin 2x daily also.  (dr.  wants me to do it 3x if i can, sortoff makes me feel ill.....)  the only other supplements i take are a prenatal vitamin and omega 3 fish oil.  other than that i try to get my whole grains and fruits and vegetables in every day.  let me know how you do!
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If you are feeling sick on Met, why not try the extended release...Met ER?  It's so much better for s/e.

Also, this community ROCKS for those with PCOS...

www.soulcysters.net
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230972 tn?1224473726
love my chris - thanks !!!! im checkin out that site as we speak! ill check it out n i dare say ill probably stay around! ill ask about met er when i go back to doc also. also what is s/e? thank u! xx
lovemydaisies - im going to increase my met i think and still take folate and omega 3 too. i might enquire into a prenatal vitamin instead of taking 500.00000.000 different supplements each day. thanku. have u conceived with pcos or has the met made you ovulate yet? how many mgs of met are you on? i am on 500mg x2 daily but i think ill increase to 3x daily if i can handle it.
i got my day 21 results back today and i definately ovulated which im stoked about! it means i ovulated on my 1st month on met. we must have just mistimed our bd this month - weird considering we did it heaps ;-)
thank u all - its so nice knowing there's people out there in the same boat  as you
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hey!  yeah i'm on met 500 mgx2.  i have conceived on met but i also needed clomid 150mg and ovidrel trigger...  that also ended in m/c....  :(
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