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Showing posts from April 14, 2017

How I healed my PCOS

I am including a post on PCOS Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome in this blog because having PCOS affects the skin's health and women with PCOS often but not always have oily skin and acne.

The long story of dealing with PCOS

I've had PCOS twice in my life. The first time it was nearly 10 years ago. At that time my acne was very bad and in addition to PCOS I was also diagnosed with pre-diabetic condition. PCOS+pre-diabetic condition+acne=hormonal imbalance.  I was prescribed the pill Diane 35, Metformin and Spironolactone.

Metformin made me nauseous after big meals, so I started having much smaller meals. As a result I lost a lot of weight in three months which was great. After about a year on Metformin, I stopped taking it as blood tests showed that my blood sugar was mostly stable. I carried on taking the pill and Spironolactone for about 4 years. My skin was clear every day and less oily. I thought that I have left my skin troubles behind me. And PCOS went away.

So there I was, no P…