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Weight gain in PCOD

By AdminPosted On 05-Oct-2016

I am suffering from PCO problem and I am gaining my weight. What diet and exercise I should follow to reduce weight?

For weight gain in PCOD, Tablet Metformin 500 mg is given twice a day. Calculate your BMI with the help of any app on smart phone or you can put your height and weight in any website which measures BMI for you. Or you can calculate BMI with calculator. Formula for calculating BMI is Weight in Kg divided by Height in meter square. Primary objective of your treatment is weight reduction and maintain normal BMI of 18-25. This will regularize the monthly cycles and also help you get pregnant. You can take Metformin to reduce weight. You don’t need to take any medicine till 3 months for the menses to come. Only after 3 months of missed menses you should take medicines like progesterone Tablet (Deviry 10 mg twice a day for 5 days) for getting menses. For reducing your weight you should have brisk walk or jogging for 4-5 km daily, high protein diet (fish, chicken, mutton without fat, pulses, mushrooms), low carbohydrate diet (avoid rice, chapatti, bread, poha, upma, idli, dosa, potato, sugar etc and can use bhakri instead) and low fat i. e. less oil and preferably use rice bran oil.

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