How to treat PCOS?
PCOS is said to have no universal cure, its treatment is varied due to different individualized concerns, such as infertility, hirsutism, and acne. Treatment of PCOS includes lifestyle changes and medications. Here is a list of possible treatments that might be helpful for your conditions:
- Lifestyle changes: low calorie diet combined with moderate exercise
To help regulate your menstrual cycle:
- Combination birth control pills.
- Progestin therapy.
To help ovulate:
- Clomiphene (Clomid).
- Letrozole (Femara).
- Metformin (Glucophage, Fortamet, others).
To reduce excessive hair growth:
- Birth control pills.
- Spironolactone (Aldactone).
- Eflornithine (Vaniqa).