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My PCOS Diagnosis

She frowned, told me that cysts are a symptom of PCOS, they are not the condition itself. I learned that PCOS is actually a disorder that impacts your hormones, including insulin, which is why some PCOS patients find that Metformin (a drug prescribed to diabetic patients) helps stabilize their hormones and enables them to lose weight successfully by eating well and exercising.

I learned that all the frustration and failure with weight loss had nothing to do with me needing to try harder or work harder – it was a result of hormones, specifically insulin, that were running amuck in my body.

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