Metformin not only for diabetes and proven anti-aging pill.
Since 2009 Metformin is being used outside of diabetes. Lately, many novel pathways, besides AMPK induction, have been revealed, which can explain some of metformins beneficial effects. It may help to identify new targets for treatment of diabetes and metabolic syndrome. Moreover, metformin is now attracting the attention of researchers in fields other than diabetes, as it has been shown to have anti-cancer, immunoregulatory and anti-aging effects. Also Metformin has intriguing potential therapeutic target to reverse endometrial hyperplasia and prevent endometrial carcinoma and for the Treatment of hyperplasia Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a hormonal disorder in women that is linked to insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes.
Metformin not only lowers blood glucose levels, which in the long term reduces the risk of diabetic complications, but it also lowers blood cholesterol and triglyceride levels and does not cause weight gain the way insulin and some other oral blood-glucose-lowering drugs do.