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PCOS and Adrenal Health | PCOS Diva Guest Post

PCOS Diva is one of the most well-known health advocates in the polycystic ovarian syndrome community. I was thrilled to be able to write a post for her on the topic of the adrenals and polycystic ovarian syndrome. As a PCOS patient myself, I know from my own experience that adrenal health is a key part of the disorder. Reviewing the research on this topic only cemented the fascinating information, showing that women who have PCOS actually have different adrenal function. My article reviewed what those differences are, and also contained many details on how to improve adrenal health for patients with PCOS.

Acupuncture as alternative to Metformin for PCOS?

Acupuncture as alternative to Metformin for PCOS? Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is the most common endocrine disorder in women of childbearing age 1, 2.  The signs and symptoms of PCOS are vast, but include disturbances in metabolic parameters (insulin resistance and increased risk for cardiovascular disease), sex hormone imbalances (elevated testosterone, estrogen and LH/FSH ratio), ultrasound …

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What causes PCOS ? Some new ideas on an ancient disease and modern women

What causes PCOS ? Some new ideas on an ancient disease and modern women Sometimes I am asked – is PCOS caused by eating too much sugar, unhealthy fat and our sedentary lifestyle?  Interestingly, the disease of PCOS does not appear to increase in areas of the world where obesity is more prevalent.  This indicates …

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