I have heard that Metformin helps with ovulation. I have been taking Metformin for almost a year now for type 2 diabetes. If this is true, will the Metformin still help me with ovulation eventhough it is serving another purpose in my body?
I too have PCOS and my doc just put me on Metformin to help me Ov I was on clomid for 6 months and only Ov once the whole time now he took me off the clomid and just put me on Metformin and told me that it will help with my Ov I am not insulin resistance but he says it will help me to Ov. I am not over weight and I am over all healthy thank god. I hope it helps you and I both to Ov.
I also have been trying to concieve for almost a year and have had issues with ovulation. I was perviously on the Depo shot for 6 years and after going of the shot did not have a period for 14 months. My doctor gave me progestrone to kick start my period and ovulation. everything was back to normal until 2 months ago when I started having my period every 2 !/2 weeks. My doctor has not prescribed me metformin to help regulate my periods and promote ovulation. I am not diabetic, but I am overweight and that doesn't help either so I am going to work on that too. Hopefully this will help. Good luck to you.
It helps with ovulation by regulating your hormones, so to answer your question yes it will still help with ovulation while it controls your insulin levels. ovulation is more of a side effect you ovulate because it regulates your hormones. In women with PCOS the most recent studies show that it's more effective at inducing ovulation than clomid! Good luck, hope you get your BFP!
Copyright 1994-2016 MedHelp International. All rights reserved.
MedHelp is a division of Aptus Health.
This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.