If you’re a woman with PCOS, you may have noticed that your hunger is different than that of women who do not have this disorder. A recent study has provided MRI imaging of the brains of women with PCOS, suggesting that there is a biological reason for the hunger experienced by insulin resistant women with PCOS.
Month: July 2014
Androgens such as testosterone and DHEA are important markers of egg quality. In women with diminished ovarian reserve we often see low levels of these hormones. A recent study outlined the reponse during IVF of women with poor egg quality or diminished ovarian reserve, with respect to their levels of testosterone.
PCOS Diva Amy Medling asked me to write a post for her on PCOS and Leaky Gut. Leaky gut is also known as intestinal permeability – often misdiagnosed as IBS, this condition occurs when the lining of the intestine is no longer a sealed barrier, protecting the immune system from the intestinal contents.
Natural Treatments for Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis are discussed in this article, as well as some of the most current information on the causes of this condition, which is the most common autoimmune disease. This article will discuss both selenium and iodine and how to apply them carefully in this condition.