Berberine for PCOS

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BettyOBarley Tue 16-Feb-21 09:42:43

I'm just about to order some of this and wondered if anyone had actually tried it and found it beneficial for weight loss with pcos?

I've read some studies which say it's supposed to be as good as Metformin.

I'm not TTC just want it to aid weight loss, which hopefully in turn will sort my horrific periods out!

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Literallyfedup Tue 16-Feb-21 21:50:19

No personal experience but was reading about supplements for pcos. Myoinositol and berberine were two that were discussed a lot. Things were more in favour of myoinositol than berberine.
I do have experience with Metformin and it's wonderful if you want to loose weight with pcos.

igotdemons Wed 17-Feb-21 00:12:22

I’ve not heard of berberine supplements before so I don’t have any advice on that but I do take inositol (which also has chromium and folate included in the ones I take) and metformin for PCOS and through intermittent fasting and eating once a day I’ve lost 6 stone so far (need to lose another 3). My blood sugar is down as I was close to becoming pre diabetic this time last year so I hope through my diet change, weight loss and supplements I can continue to improve my health.

It’s worth a try OP if you want to lose weight and have PCOS. I’m now off to have a read about berberine! 🙂

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