Low-fat and low GI is the best, combined with some form of exercising program.
All the medications have side-effects, but it doesn' t mean that you will develop it. A healthy lifestyle with a healthy diet and some form of exercising can also address the insulin resistance. There were some studies evaluating the effects of Metformin in patients with PCOS and overall it has been proven to be beneficial, but discuss it with your doctor as it is not registered in South Africa for those indications yet.
The information provided does not constitute a diagnosis of your condition. You should consult a medical practitioner or other appropriate health care professional for a physical exmanication, diagnosis and formal
advice. Health24 and the expert accept no responsibility or liability for any damage or personal harm you may suffer resulting from making use of this content.