Can I get pregnant at 40 with PCOS?

Especially when the patient is under 40, pregnancy with PCOS is very much possible. Even when the patient is over 40 and her reservoir of eggs may be getting low, individualized fertility treatment from a specialist can make pregnancy achievable.

Is it easier to get pregnant with PCOS as you get older?

Women with PCOS have an increased ovarian follicle and oocyte count, increased ovarian reserve and/or a slower rate of follicle atresia. If so, one would expect women with PCOS to display a delayed reduction in fertility with advancing age as compared with eumenorrheic women.

Does PCOS make you fertile longer?

For people trying to become pregnant, PCOS can make it harder to time sex to the fertile days of their menstrual cycle, when ovulation happens. It can also take longer to become pregnant if ovulation is only occurring every few months.

What happens to women with PCOS as they age?

Unlike the women without PCOS, women with the syndrome maintained their weight over the 21 year period. Body fat redistribution along with height loss explains why women with PCOS had larger waist circumference measurements and increased BMI values as they got older.

Are there any supplements for women with PCOS?

There is some very clear research on the benefits of certain supplements when it comes to PCOS in general, but more specifically when it comes to improving fertility. There is an amazing amount of very positive research on how Inositol can impact on fertility and pregnancy in women with PCOS. You can read some of it here.

Can a woman with PCOS ovulate after taking Clomid?

Women with PCOS will often ovulate after taking Clomid. However, this is variable and some will not respond to Clomid at all About three fourths of women that are not ovulating will ovulate on Clomid at some dosing level

What happens to DHEAS in women with PCOS?

They found that total testosterone does gradually decrease to “normal” age-related levels by age 61 and that DHEAS declines with age but doesn’t reach “normal” levels until 20 years after menopause. Older women with PCOS still had lower levels of sex-hormone binding globulin (SHBG),…