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Forum: General Discussion 05-31-2011, 09:56 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 132,586
Posted By sweetsunshine72
It's basically an infection of the sweat glands. ...

It's basically an infection of the sweat glands. They tend to get really big and sore, but if you keep squeezing it to "pop" it, it can form a channel through the skin, cause scar tissue, and be...
Forum: Medications 03-23-2011, 09:05 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 63,635
Posted By sweetsunshine72
Hi Foxy, Your doctor wants to use Provera to...

Hi Foxy,

Your doctor wants to use Provera to regain control over your period. By using it to start a regular pattern of bleeding every month (and this is kick-starting the body's own natural...
Forum: General Discussion 03-23-2011, 08:45 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 132,586
Posted By sweetsunshine72
KateyD, While many of us have missing or...

KateyD,

While many of us have missing or irregular periods, there are some of us who have the "never-ending" period, too.

Basically, in a normal period, when your body has built up the "nest" of...
Forum: General Discussion 03-07-2011, 08:01 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 132,586
Posted By sweetsunshine72
Welcome everybody! :) Lady G: I don't know of...

Welcome everybody! :)

Lady G: I don't know of any specific books I wouldn't read. Of course, anything that offers a "miracle cure" or talks about extremes of some kind is probably too good to be...
Forum: Teens 03-05-2011, 07:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,371
Posted By sweetsunshine72
As for the rest, BCP's can make you feel better...

As for the rest, BCP's can make you feel better short-term, but they only cover up the problem (Insulin Resistance). Metformin gets down to the heart of the matter, helping your body use insulin...
Forum: Teens 03-05-2011, 06:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,371
Posted By sweetsunshine72
Benwilliams is not a real person. It is a...

Benwilliams is not a real person. It is a computer spammer trying to pretend to be a real person. I have reported it.
Forum: Alternative Therapies and Supplements 03-04-2011, 09:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 31,856
Posted By sweetsunshine72
Hi Courtney, I had to do a little research, but...

Hi Courtney,

I had to do a little research, but here's the best link I found to explain what GLA (gamma-linolenic acid) does: http://www.pjstory.com/GLA.htm

If you were to become pregnant, I would...
Forum: Alternative Therapies and Supplements 03-04-2011, 09:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 31,856
Posted By sweetsunshine72
Hi Marisol, Welcome to the boards! I am also...

Hi Marisol,

Welcome to the boards! I am also prone to drops in blood sugar (hypoglycemia), and they ARE scary! Here's a few quick tricks to help you until you get to see the doctor:

1) eat every...
Forum: General Discussion 03-02-2011, 09:06 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 132,586
Posted By sweetsunshine72
I'm glad you have done your "homework"! It does...

I'm glad you have done your "homework"! It does sound like you have a good team there!

With the Metformin, just to clarify - it doesn't directly cause weight loss, but it does unlock the ability...
Forum: Lifestyle - Diet and Exercise 02-27-2011, 09:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,760
Posted By sweetsunshine72
Instead of just cardio, try doing some weight...

Instead of just cardio, try doing some weight training, too. Remember, muscles are your fat-burning machine, and they burn calories even at rest! In fact, whole-body exercise (functional exercise)...
Forum: General Discussion 02-27-2011, 09:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,145
Posted By sweetsunshine72
Hi SeaBreeze, Hormonal birth control (especially...

Hi SeaBreeze,

Hormonal birth control (especially Depo Provera) can really mess up your metabolism - as you've been seeing! With such a dramatic change since you stopped taking it (that is a HUGE...
Forum: Medications 02-26-2011, 08:24 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 63,635
Posted By sweetsunshine72
Hi Live Laugh Love, Sorry I haven't responded in...

Hi Live Laugh Love,

Sorry I haven't responded in so long - I was off the boards for a while and didn't see the posting.

I hope your weight-loss journey has been successful so far, but I do have...
Forum: General Discussion 02-24-2011, 10:26 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 132,586
Posted By sweetsunshine72
Hi Nebul4, and welcome! I hope you find the...

Hi Nebul4, and welcome!

I hope you find the support you need on the boards, here.

One thing I would like to point out, is that the main issue with PCOS is how our body processes and uses insulin....
Forum: Teens 02-21-2011, 09:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,041
Posted By sweetsunshine72
No, it's only the minimum. Some people take...

No, it's only the minimum. Some people take 2,000 mg/day, and a few even take 2, 500 mg (although, most docs will say that it's not really worth taking 2,500 mg as it's not really that much more...
Forum: Teens 02-18-2011, 10:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 826
Posted By sweetsunshine72
Amara, I'm not sure where the 50% came from, but...

Amara, I'm not sure where the 50% came from, but I do agree that Metformin is something well worth looking at. With IR (which most of us Cysters have), it's not so much "calories in/calories out". ...
Forum: Teens 02-18-2011, 10:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 422
Posted By sweetsunshine72
Hi Mini Miss, and welcome! It sounds like you're...

Hi Mini Miss, and welcome!

It sounds like you're taking Provera or Prometrium. That's a form of progesterone, similar to what your body makes already. The way that that kind of pill works is...
Forum: Teens 02-18-2011, 09:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,041
Posted By sweetsunshine72
I hate to rain on your parade, ladies, but this...

I hate to rain on your parade, ladies, but this medication IS EXTREMELY DANGEROUS!!!!

Phentermine is basically speed. It does suppress your appetite, and it jacks your metabolism up, so, yes, you...
Forum: Partners 02-12-2011, 11:28 AM
Replies: 0
Sticky: Spam
Views: 6,061
Posted By sweetsunshine72
Spam

Hi all,

Sorry about all of the spam that's been on here, lately. I've been given the power to ban/delete spammers for the Partners Board, but I don't always get notifications that there's spam to...
Forum: Partners 01-06-2011, 09:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 8,337
Posted By sweetsunshine72
Can I make a suggestion? While OPK's will let...

Can I make a suggestion?

While OPK's will let you know when O is approaching, if your cycle is even some-what regular, you really need to be getting the sperm in there ahead of time. Sperm will...
Forum: Teens 01-05-2011, 11:13 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 37,831
Posted By sweetsunshine72
Hi Heckman, and welcome!!! First of all, I...

Hi Heckman, and welcome!!!

First of all, I would speak with your mother about all of this. Show her the stomach hair, and go over your weight loss/gain. Also go over any change in...
Forum: Partners 12-28-2010, 11:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 12,113
Posted By sweetsunshine72
Hi "December1516", It sounds like your sister is...

Hi "December1516",

It sounds like your sister is going through a serious depressive episode, and is potentially suicidal. I would speak with your family doctor right away and let him know your...
Forum: General Discussion 12-28-2010, 11:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,064
Posted By sweetsunshine72
I agree with the others. Keep a food/activity...

I agree with the others. Keep a food/activity journal for a while to see if there is a connection. Also, get the doctor to do a glucose tolerance test with insulin. That will give a LOT more...
Forum: Fertility 12-22-2010, 12:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 737
Posted By sweetsunshine72
I would also suggest getting a check by your...

I would also suggest getting a check by your doctor, but he will probably just recommend a pregnancy test (just to be sure). With cycles that long, you probably aren't O'ing anyways, which is why...
Forum: Medications 12-22-2010, 12:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,335
Posted By sweetsunshine72
Firecracker, It sounds almost like you're going...

Firecracker,

It sounds almost like you're going through a form of menopause. It could simply be a temporary reaction to the ovary being gone, but I would get your hormone levels checked. In the...
Forum: Partners 12-21-2010, 02:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 6,996
Posted By sweetsunshine72
Hi Jeremy, and welcome to the boards! Getting a...

Hi Jeremy, and welcome to the boards!

Getting a diagnosis of PCOS can be devistating to many women, but knowing what is going on really IS half of the battle!

The main thing to realize is that this...
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