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Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS): Treatment

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The treatment plan for PCOS usually begins with lifestyle changes such as diet, exercise, and weight loss. Losing just 5-10% of body weight can help regulate the patient’s menstrual cycle and improve their PCOS symptoms.

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Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS): Impact & Diagnosis

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In part two, we discussed the potential causes and symptoms of PCOS. This week, we will discuss the impact and diagnosis process of PCOS. How PCOS Impacts the Body Elevated androgen levels can affect fertility and other aspects of a

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Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS): Causes & Symptoms

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The exact cause of PCOS is unknown. Risk factors like genes, insulin resistance, and inflammation have all been linked to excess androgen production.

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Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS): An Overview

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PCOS (polycystic ovary syndrome) is a hormonal disorder that affects female patients of reproductive age. Women with PCOS may have higher-than-average male hormone (androgen) levels. This hormonal imbalance can also cause patients to have a multitude of symptoms.

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Is the Keto Diet Right For Ladies with PCOS?

If you are in any grocery store or restaurant, chances are you are going to overhear people talking about diets.  There’s the vegan diet, paleo diet, low-carb diet, Atkins, Weight Watchers, and so many more.  But lately we seem to

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You’re Not Alone– Celebrities with Endometriosis

If you ever feel like you’re the only one struggling with Endometriosis, read on.  These celebrities with Endometriosis have come forward to share their experiences. Daisy Ridley:  Daisy, star of “Star Wars:  The Force Awakens” and “Star Wars:  Read More…

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The Importance of Nutrition for Ladies with PCOS and Insulin Resistance

When we eat food, our body breaks it down into glucose (which is a simple sugar). In order for this glucose to be used by our body, the pancreas creates insulin. The insulin helps our body pull the glucose out

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The Hormonal Imbalance Behind PCOS

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome is a condition that affects approximately 10 million women around the world.  Although it stems from a hormonal imbalance symptoms can be difficult to pin point, especially for general practitioners and family doctors who Read More…

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Polycystic Ovarian Disease (PCOS, PCOD) Symptoms & Treatment

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (also commonly called Polycystic Ovarian Diasease, abbreviated as PCOS or PCOD) encompasses a wide spectrum of symptoms.  Just like Endometriosis or Interstitial Cystitis, women who are affected by this disease can suffer Read More…

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PCOS Overview and Symptoms

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is an endocrine system* disorder that affects the ovaries and sex hormones of women.  It is estimated that between 5 and 10% of women are affected in the United States alone, and many are not diagnosed

Posted in Anxiety, cysts/ovarian cysts, Depression, Diagnosis, Diseases and Conditions, Medications and Prescriptions, Polycystic Ovarian Disease, Symptoms, Thyroid, Treatments

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