polycystic ovaries treatment

If you’ve been diagnosed with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), there are several options available to help you get relief.  Diet, exercise, conventional medicine, natural medicine, acupuncture, massage, reflexology, and others have all been shown to have some kind of positive effect on relieving the symptoms of polycystic ovarian syndrome.

Conventional PCOS Treatment – Is it Good for You?

Conventional medical treatment for PCOS is generally aimed at addressing the symptoms that contribute to increased risks of hypertension, obesity, and diabetes.  Sometimes Read the full article here…

The Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Diet Superfoods

Research shows that the most effective polycystic ovarian syndrome diet is one that is made up of low carbs, moderate protein, and low fat from whole foods.  To be more specific, studies suggest the best PCOS diets should contain 30% complex carbohydrates, 40% protein, and 30% “good” quality fats.

This is good information to know, but for some, it may cause a wrinkling of the forehead, a scrunching of the eyebrows, followed by a “huh?”  Complex carbohydrates, “good” fats, what does THAT mean?

If you’re like me, before I started researching the effects food has on PCOS, what I learned in school about basic food and nutrition had Read the full article here…

PCOS Supplements and PCOS Treatment Options

There has been a recent upsurge in interest regarding supplements for treating Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS).  The reason is that PCOS has hormone imbalance at its core and when you start talking about hormones, many people tend to think the only way to regulate and control them is with supplements.

Separating Fact from Fiction

Commercially produced supplements have been popular for many years. Some with good reason and others because Read the full article here…

Sticky: Why the PCOS Diet Plan?

PCOS Diet.  Deciding which one to use.

If you’ve been diagnosed with PCOS and wonder what’s actually behind all those symptoms you’ve been dealing with, you probably have asked yourself “what’s causing this?” Unfortunately, there’s no exact answer for that. The precise cause of PCOS is still not clear. So your frustration and aggravation are completely understandable.

But you’re not alone.  Studies using biochemical and clinical evidence have reported as many as 6.5% to 8% of all women are affected.  Ultrasound based studies have reported an occurrence rate of 20% or more.

We do know that PCOS is tightly linked to hormonal imbalance, and that may point us in a general direction when looking for a cure or trying to find some relief. But what do we do to Read the full article here…

Losing Weight with PCOS

How to lose weight with PCOS

Yes, you read that right. This IS about losing weight with PCOS. You may be wondering, how is that even possible when PCOS has always been associated with weight gain, if not obesity?

It’s a fact; PCOS, or polycystic ovarian syndrome, has been associated with weight gain for the longest time. BUT without a doubt there is a way it can now Read the full article here…

PCOS Insulin Resistance

PCOS Insulin Resistance Waist Small

Insulin resistance has long been linked to PCOS and this is something that causes a lot of anxiety in women experiencing the symptoms of polycystic ovaries (PCOS). If this is you, your reaction is understandable considering how the word “insulin” is automatically associated with “diabetes” in the minds of many.

However, it is not diabetes alone that should trigger your concern. There are actually numerous symptoms that are linked to having PCOS insulin resistance. To understand better, Read the full article here…