Birth Control and Metformin: What Every Woman with PCOS Needs to Know

Welcome to Episode 8 of Season 3 of the The PCOS Revolution podcast

Birth Control and Metformin: What Every Woman with PCOS Needs to Know

In this episode, we’ll explore:

  • What effect does birth control and Metformin really have on our future fertility?
  • How does Metformin affect weight loss?
  • What are some of the alternatives if you decide to go the natural, non-medicated route?

About The Host:

Farrar Duro is an expert in PCOS whose accomplishments include:

– Currently practicing reproductive acupuncture, Arvigo Techniques of Maya Abdominal Therapy™ and herbal medicine at Florida Complete Wellness in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

– Becoming a board-certified acupuncture physician, graduating from the Florida College of Integrative Medicine and performing her post-graduate training at Shandong University of TCM in Shandong, China

– Author of “The Smart Couple’s Guide to Getting Pregnant, An Integrated Approach”

– Becoming a Fellow of the American Board of Oriental Reproductive Medicine (ABORM) in 2008

– Specializing in the treatment of PCOS, infertility and hormonal imbalances with acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine for over 15 years

More Information:

Learn more about how you can improve your results with PCOS with support from our clinic (for distance and local patients) by visiting emailing us at or at

PCOS Links & Mentions From This Episode:

Effect of myo-inositol and melatonin versus myo-inositol, in a randomized controlled trial, for improving in vitro fertilization of patients with polycystic ovarian syndrome.

Nutritional effects of oral contraceptive use: a review.

[Does diet affect our mood? The significance of folic acid and homocysteine].

Vitamin B12 deficiency, infertility and recurrent fetal loss.

Florida Complete Wellness Facebook page

Supplements Mentioned:

Metabolic Xtra

O.N.E. multivitamin


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Disclaimer: The information in this podcast is intended for general audience only and is not intended to diagnose, treat or replace professional medical advice.

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