Thread: Caffeine and PCOS
01-24-2005, 05:06 PM #1
Caffeine and PCOS
Does anyone know the effect caffeine has on PCOS and insulin levels? Has anyone cut down or eliminated caffeine from their diets and noticed a difference?
I'm just trying to do everything I can to manage PCOS. I feel like I've cut so many things out of my diet and don't want to give up my diet coke unless there really is a good reason for it!!!
01-24-2005, 05:09 PM #2
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well personally..i cant give up the caffein bc of severe migrains...which i have seen many people post about...but i dont know how it conncets to pcosI will be skinny!!!!
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01-24-2005, 06:04 PM #3
I don't know if it affects PCOS. I can look that up in the books I have. Don't remember particularly reading about it. But I haven't eliminated it from my diet. I have my weekly Starbucks and occasional Diet Cokes. It is not something I consume daily.
01-24-2005, 08:26 PM #4
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Here is a recent thread about caffeine and PCOS:
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