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  1. SweetJade I need you =)
    ... cortisol balance) Metaformin (balances insulin levels) Avandia (decreases insulin resistance) Here is the most...
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  2. Sugar-acne is true?
    ... weight not loose it. I thought taking the medication ( avandia ) would solve my problem, but it was only a bit more...
    ... interact/bind with the retinoid X receptors! In fact Avandia , an Insulin Sensitizer binds to PPAR-gamma to help...

  3. It's All A Trap....the Truth I Learned About Acne!!!
    ... stopped my medication. For 1 year I had been taking Avandia (metaformin made me sick) and 150mg of Spironolcatone ... CONSTANT 95% clear! Over time, I permanently dropped avandia (after 3 months into my diet) and even dropped the...
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  4. Bread cause pimples?
    ... they could do the same. For 1 year I had been taking Avandia (metaformin made me sick) and 150mg of Spironolcatone ... CONSTANT 95% clear! Over time, I permanently dropped avandia (after 3 months into my diet) and even dropped the...
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  5. Endocrinologist prescibed Avodart and Accutane
    ... sugar, then why not take an Insulin Sensitizing drug ( Avandia or Metaformin) instead of actually thinking that another ... known as Metabolic Syndrome induced Hyperandrogenism. Avandia wasn't enough for me, as I found my dietary changes...
    ... Metaformin) or enable your body to better utilize insulin ( Avandia ). Either way, they both work to lower you androgens ... results by changing my diet, even when I dropped the avandia (BC, & spiro). I actually have a studyposted around...
    ... sugar, then why not take an Insulin Sensitizing drug ( Avandia or Metaformin) instead of actually thinking that another ... known as Metabolic Syndrome induced Hyperandrogenism. Avandia wasn't enough for me, as I found my dietary changes...
    ... definately get your blood levels checked and ask about Avandia . Also, in case you are wondering, I don't follow...
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  6. DGAT1 Inhibitors for Acne treatment
    ... about weight loss, perhaps you may want to look into Avandia instead. This was something that I took for a little ... this drug. In fact, I gained 5lbs for every 2mg of Avandia I was on....really quickly. Now some say it's water ... underweight, I was saddened when I went off of the avandia as I almost immediately lost those 10lbs. Nonetheless...
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  7. Sugar Sugar!
    ... especially if hypothyroid) Insulin Sensitizers Avandia , Glucogaphage/Metaformin, NAC, R-ALA, Chromium GTF...
    ... an uphill battle. That's also the reason Spiro nor Avandia (insulin sensitizer) didn't work effectively enough...
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  8. Can hormonal acne be cured by diet alone?
    ... 75% clear (but usually only 60%) - 3 years 2mg Avandia + 150mg Spiro = 70 - 85% clear (usually 70%) - 1 year...
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  9. Acne and painful periods - sweetjade?
    ... may help her skin. I noticed that when I went on Avandia (insulin sensitizer), that it helped reduce my pain...
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  10. WHY we get acne...Interested???
    ... (Omega 3), etc Insulin Sensitizers/Balancers - Avandia , R-ALA, Chromium GTF, Cinnamon, Green Tea, NAC, D...
    ... BC & Spiro, it was also better than when I was on Avandia & Spiro. Over the years, what have you done that...
    ... (Omega 3), etc Insulin Sensitizers/Balancers - Avandia , R-ALA, Chromium GTF, Cinnamon, Green Tea, NAC, D...
    ... 6 years along with a higher dose of Spiro & BC (or Avandia ) and they NEVER gave me 99% clear skin. Yet I still...
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  11. No Carbs = No Acne, I'm 100% Clear
    ... for me than Birth Control, Spironolactone, and/or Avandia (Insulin Sensitizer) ever did...go figure ;-)...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Spironolactone

  12. SweetJade1 or anyone else (Insulin) =)
    ... You probably won't need Spiro if you are taking Avandia or Metaformin and/or have altered your diet to improve ... may affect your cycles, but if you go on a drug like Avandia (metaformin made me sick), it can help regulate your...
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  13. Food & acne (why dermatologists don't tell the truth)
    ... drugs (antiandrogens) weren't enough he put me on Avandia (dropped the BC & went on 150mg of Spiro). The reason ... Testosterone levels. Unfortunately after a year, 2mg of Avandia only improved my skin by another 10%. I don't know...
    ... diet. At the time I was on 150mg of Spiro, 4mg of Avandia (recently upped dose), & an antibiotic for my ear ... symptoms (lacking fiber) and so I went off of the Avandia to see if I was experiencing side effects (stopped ... worsened and I was cautious/afraid that if I went off the Avandia it might do so. Yet....my skin kept getting better...
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  14. Stopping Spiro
    ... skin (it never ever made me clear even with BC or Avandia at 150mg - 200mg) so I didn't think it mattered. ...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Spironolactone

  15. POLL: Male VS Female Treatments
    ... 3 months on this didn't help and made me sick). Avandia (2mg, 60% - 65% mprovment). Birth Control (Tri ... at my clearest, BC - Spiro = 65% - 80% clarity and Avandia - Spiro = 75% - 85% clarity. Saw Palmetto (1200...
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  16. Why aren't more of us guys trying Avodart?
    ... 1. Insulin Balancers - Diet, Prescriptions ( Avandia ), Supplements (ALA, Chromium Poly.), Fiber (Glucomannon...
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  17. Aldactone/Spiro users: A quick POLL
    ... since they both use the same treatments, he put me on Avandia . 2mg of Avandia for a few months wasn't cutting it ... DHT. Even when I changed my diet and dropped the avandia , Spiro plus my customized Diet didn't give me clear...
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  18. What Foods Break You Out?
    ... have had to do with the protection that I had from Avandia (an Insulin Sensitizer, but altering my diet worked...

  19. sweetjade!
    ... for certain because it happened while I was still on Avandia and taking an antibiotic (freak ear infection), however...
    ... for certain because it happened while I was still on Avandia and taking an antibiotic (freak ear infection), however...

  20. My experience with spironolactone
    ... got me 100% clear. I always took it with either BC, Avandia , or my current customized Gluten-Free/Low Grain diet ... t alter things. When i stopped BC and started the Avandia that didn't alter things either (body slowly reset...

  21. To Those Who Say Changing Diet Cures Acne
    ... Spironolactone Helped BLOCK some androgens effects, and Avandia helped reduce some of my Insulin Resistance, but because ... pretty high. In fact my doctor wanted to increase my Avandia and we were looking to see if I had other hormonal ... gone, but because I had also increased my dose of Avandia (4mg), I didn't know what to give credit too. I was ... afraid to go off of Avandia , because I was in the middle of my breakout period...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Spironolactone

  22. gyno/derm WHY WON'T THEY RX SPIRO????
    ... for 3 years (Sprio-BC combo), then 150mg for 1 year ( Avandia - Spiro) and then 150mg of Spiro and a Customized...
    ... breakout ;-) After some tweeking my final combo was Avandia (2mg) and Spiro (150mg). Like clockwork every 2 ...
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  23. Prometheus...questions about the diet
    ... initially noted improvement in my cramps when I was on Avandia , what drug are you taking for your Hypoglycemia? ...

  24. hormone experts i have a question
    ... In combination with other drugs (Birth Control or Avandia ) it helped more than using those drugs alone. Yet...
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  25. How many people out there are thin and have acne?
    ... on me, Spiro dropped me by 10lbs (back to 105) and Avandia boosted me up to 5lb or 10lbs depending on the dose ... few months). Unfortunately as soon as I dropped the Avandia , I lost that 10lbs =( Anyway, to answer your question ... contribute to Insulin Resistance. I thought that taking Avandia (insulin sensitzer) was enough because I was already...

  26. Message for sweetjade
    ... hair growth and Birth Control, Spironolactone and Avandia , never improved things for me. My current diet has...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Spironolactone

  27. Which is the real culprit? Hormones vs Diet
    ... everything! He was really great and I ended up taking Avandia (2mg) and Spiro (150mg) for almost 1 year (got 70 ... diet. I would like to add that when I took the avandia I gained 5lbs (spiro will cause you to loose water ... time I switched my diet, my Endo put me on 4mg of Avandia and my skin was looking good, I gained another 5lbs ... problem (tested me for everything) was I stopped the avandia ...(and lost those 10lbs) Turns out that I don't ... menstrual cramps??? Not to mention, I stopped the avandia during my breakout period so I was a bit concerned ... most potent of androgens). Insulin Sensitizers - Avandia , Metaformin, etc. Work different ways, but reduces...
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  28. acne, diet, hormones...my story
    ... moved on to other drugs such as Insulin Sensitizers ( Avandia , Metaformin) or Glucocorticoids (Dexamethosone) to...
    ... more emphasized. Granted he wanted me to stay on the Avandia (I didn't), but he freely admitted that my skin was...
    ... everything! He was really great and I ended up taking Avandia (2mg) and Spiro (150mg) for almost 1 year (got 70 ... diet. I would like to add that when I took the avandia I gained 5lbs (spiro will cause you to loose water ... time I switched my diet, my Endo put me on 4mg of Avandia and my skin was looking good, I gained another 5lbs ... problem (tested me for everything) was I stopped the avandia ...(and lost those 10lbs) Turns out that I don't ... menstrual cramps??? Not to mention, I stopped the avandia during my breakout period so I was a bit concerned ... most potent of androgens). Insulin Sensitizers - Avandia , Metaformin, etc. Work different ways, but reduces...
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  29. HORMONES are the cause of acne
    ... your current regimen. Trust me I do. I stayed on Avandia for several months after changing my diet. Then I ... because of medication. Prior to me going off of the Avandia , since I wasn't certain about my diet, I was soo hesitant...

  30. for sweetjade1
    ... AND it was making me sick, so I switched to 2mg of Avandia and added back in a lower dosage of Spironolactone...
    ... AND it was making me sick, so I switched to 2mg of Avandia and added back in a lower dosage of Spironolactone...
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  31. SweetJade1, Please Help....
    ... balance) Metaformin (balances insulin levels) Avandia (decreases insulin resistance) The most popular...
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  32. Constipation & Acne-Clogged at both ends!
    ... things that I noticed helped me was when I was put on AVANDIA over a year ago. This is used for Type II Diabetics ... s interesting because at the time I had run out of Avandia , I basically learned to listen to when it was time ... tested this one out since because I went back on the avandia . Now, what has PERMANTLY eliminated my pains and ... you want, but it works along the same principles as Avandia . Perhaps the reason the Probiotics worked, was because ... especially to your sex organs. So now, I don't depend on Avandia (don't even take this now), Ginkgo, and most definately...
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  33. cant wait till spring/summer less acne you?
    ... breakout period, DESPITE being on Topicals or BC, Avandia , or Spiro combinations. Now that I'm on a Gluten...

  34. To SweetJade
    ... When I went off the BC, it was replaced with the Avandia . Actually I was off of spiro too, but the avandia ... diet and my skin looks better than when I was on the Avandia and deffinately better than when I was on BC. I know...
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