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Weight loss with PCOS

Studies indicate that people with PCOS have a tougher time losing weight with exercise than people without PCOS.

Weight loss with PCOS

Losing weight with PCOS

PCOS can cause women to gain weight, most commonly in the abdominal area. Excess weight gain can be one of the many physical symptoms of PCOS and, as many women are also resistant to insulin, this may compound the issue.

PCOS women have a tendency to go on to develop Metabolic Syndrome (dysfunctional lipids, high cholesterol & risk of CV disease, type 2 diabetes and being overweight, especially around the midriff).

Does exercise help PCOS?

Why is it difficult to lose weight with PCOS?

If your BMI is over 25 and you have been diagnosed with PCOS then losing weight is likely to be one of the first bits of advice given to you. The NHS states that weight loss of just 5% can lead to a significant improvement in PCOS.

However, losing weight for ladies with PCOS is not as easy as it is for those without it. A combination of insulin resistance and a disrupted gut microbiome can make it really hard work. Being disciplined with a good diet and exercise regime and supplementing with Inofolic Alpha Plus (patented formula for women with a higher BMI)

How does Metformin help with PCOS weight loss?

Metformin is a drug that has been used in the treatment of diabetes for over 30 years. It acts by making the body more sensitive to insulin. As you know by now, insulin resistance is a core issue for ladies with PCOS. If you are overweight, then Metformin might be able to help you lose weight. A study concluded that “weight loss is a feature of protracted metformin therapy in obese women with PCOS.”

Does myo-inositol help with weight loss?

There have been many studies of myo-inositol alongside dietary intervention in women with PCOS, some of these are very encouraging with regard to weight reduction. One such study indicated that women lost about 6% of their bodyweight.

Inofolic® Alpha contains myo-inositol, alpha-lactalbumin and folic acid.

How to lose weight with PCOS?

Some women with PCOS have difficulty losing weight. Reducing the amount of carbohydrates in the diet may help support weight loss in PCOS women.

Inofolic® Alpha can not only control weight gain but also help with weight loss. Many women with (PCOS) have difficulty controlling their weight but studies have indicated that women lost about 6% of their bodyweight in 6 months when taking Inofolic® Alpha.

PCOS Weight Loss FAQs