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Old Oct 31st, 2016, 18:38 PM   1
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TTC, PCOS, heavy girl, starting soy isoflavones....any success out there?

This is my first time on this forum. I need some encouragement from other women who have had similar situations. Basically I found out at my first GYN appt ever (age 24...yes I know) that I have PCOS. My husband and I have been trying for over a year, but according to my fertility center, I'm completely fine (had all the tests and scans) except I don't ovulate. I'm going to be honest, I am obese and my BMI is too high for them to give me clomid. I'm trying to lose weight, but I've always tried and PCOS makes it extremely difficult. I've had only 3 periods this YEAR (one lasted almost 4 weeks). I have gone a full year without a period before.

So with losing weight, I've started taking soy isoflavones, regardless of a period because I rarely get them. I can try going back on metformin but I hated the side effects. Anybody have a success? And how do I go about taking the soy?

The gist: PCOS, BMI high, rare period, just started soy isoflavones (80mg)

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Old Nov 1st, 2016, 19:16 PM   2
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Welcome! No advice, but wanted to bump your post. I hope someone comes along that can offer you some reassurance

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Old May 16th, 2017, 19:52 PM   3
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I just found this post and woud love to know how your journey has gone. I am aboit to start soy, have pcos and i am obese. I have done letrozole and was successful getting pregnant but that ended in a mc. During a deep and long depression i gained 60 lbs. So here I am.

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Old Yesterday, 14:28 PM   4
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Hey girl have you looked into NAC and Myoinosoitol? They are OTC supplements that some studies suggest are as effective as Metformin without the side effects. Might be worth talking to your Dr.

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