I'm betting you're right about the 3 month thing. My RE said give it 3 months and then we'll go from there. Idk if I can do 3 months of this sickness thing. I have the worst time getting up from 1000mg to 1500mg. I'm so very thankful I have insurance. Without it, baby making would be completely impossible. My doc bill w the RE are really high as it is. I hope its all worth it. I really feel like its a waste at times. I only get $2000 total for a lifetime for infertility meds, so if injectables are really expensive, it may not be an option for me. =(
My obgyn put me on metformin for a while a couple years ago but it didn't do anything for me because I am thankfully not insulin resistant. I stopped going to him though because he told me he wouldn't try clomid with me because I was young and had plenty of time before I was unable to get pregnant. I lost alot of confidence in doctors then. All the metformin did to me was make me sick to my stomach so I stopped taking it.
When I was 18 I had a period that lasted for 6 months and the doctor I was seeing at the time did some kind of scope, I have no clue what it was. They knocked me out and when I got the results they said that everything looked normal. I don't get cysts on my ovaries, my doctors have never seen anything on ultrasounds, The only thing they have told me is that my estrogen and progesterone are really low and my testosterone was a little high. They never really went into any detail what exactly that means to me.
When I do get AF, it lasts anywhere from 2 weeks to 6 months and is extremely painful. I stay in bed the whole time curled up in a ball with my heating pad. I only get that one to two times a year though. It is nice not having to worry about it at times, but at the same time sometimes I wish that I got it normally so I could plan for it. It has decided to show up at some very bad times, and I never know when it is coming. I have no symptoms until it starts, and then I feel like I am dying.
Hi, I'm in exactly the same situation. My last AF was jan 2006 - so its been a while! I've been on metformin for the last 6 weeks 850mg twice a day... What dosage are you on?
I've had 3 rounds of clomid but unfortunately it didn't work for me. I do ovulation tests but I've yet to see a positiv one :s...
I too am trying to lose weight, but I find it near impossible... And the metformin hasnt done anything yet either.
I've heard vitex is meant to be good for starting ovulation, but takes a while to build up and I think you have to stop all meds to take it...
Good luck x
Gypsy, I get periods forever also if my Acupuncturist doesn't stop them. I'll spot for weeks after provera. I don't get like a normal af. So weird and frustrating.
Wanttobemummy- I'm on 500mg met 3 times a day and I don't take the ER. Full on torture method for me. I've been doing exactly as the RE tells me because my Acu'ist really gets on me when I try my own route. Still not getting anything productive other than increasing PMSing. I guess I can be thankful for that.
Yeah, I've found that my pms'ing has increased on the metformin... I've web cramping for four days now with no actual sign on af... Which annoys me!
I've never had acupuncture, considering it though, just don't want to waste more money if it's not going to work! x
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