• Polycystic Ovary Disease (PCOS)

     

    PCOS itself is not actually a disease despite the fact that it is known as Polycystic Ovary Disease by many. It is, however, a condition that is traced back to insulin resistance so the treatment for this condition ties in to treating your body’s insulin resistance. This condition is also known as Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome or PCOS and sometimes PCOS Syndrome.

    PCOS can affect women of childbearing age or appear in women at any age before menopause occurs.

    As far as insulin resistance goes this should be monitored carefully as it could lead to the woman developing other, more serious health conditions, such as heart disease, diabetes and others.

    So what exactly is polycystic ovary disease?

    Polycystic ovary disease is a condition in which the ovaries produce an excessive supply of follicles each month without producing an egg. Every month our ovaries function is to prepare a number of follicles, some of which grow stronger than the others and produce an egg which allows a woman to either become pregnant, if fertilized, or have a period if not fertilized.

    Follicles are actually cysts filled with fluid and hormones, including estrogen.

    What happens with polycystic ovary disease is that the ovaries create a multitude of follicles but none grow in strength enough to produce an egg. Obviously this can create havoc for the woman as her natural sequence of hormonal events gets interrupted and she does not ovulate.

    As a result, levels of hormones, such as estrogen and androgens such as testosterone and DHEA stay high in the woman’s body and symptoms of PCOS occur.

    While this is not a dangerous condition in itself ( larger ovarian cysts can be painful and if they rupture can be dangerous) it should be monitored regularly.


    Here are the typical symptoms of Polycystic ovary disease;

     

    1. Depression
    2. Excessive weight gain (unexplainable, despite exercise and proper eating habits)
    3. Irregular periods or none for a few months then heavy bleeding when actually getting a period. Possibly bleeding for many days.
    4. PCOS Acne
    5. Excess facial hair (due to excess testosterone)
    6. Obesity
    7. Infertility (PCOS disrupts ovulation making it difficult for those suffering with this condition to get pregnant)
    8. Excess Bodily hair (due to excess testosterone)
    9. High blood pressure

    For those of you suffering with PCOS syndrome it is good to note that, for some of you, it will only be a temporary condition.


    So what PCOS treatment options are there available for you?

     

    1. Dietary changes – since polycystic ovary disease is associated with insulin resistance you want to focus on eating a low-glycemic diet which diabetics are advised to do as well. Vegetables, whole grains and nuts are foods you want to include in your diet.
    2. Exercise – if you do not already exercise frequently then you should definitely start. It will help with the weight gain as well as help with the insulin resistance as it improves your body’s use of insulin.
    3. Ovarian Cyst Miracle™ – Downloadable ebook on the Holistic treatment of PCOS.
    4. Omega 3′s – Omega 3′s promote heart health and have many other benefits as well for your body. You will find this in fish but can also take it in supplement form.
    5. Double Strength Omega-3 Fish Oil 1200 mg
    6. Birth control pills – The Pill lessens the symptoms of PCOS by short-circuiting ovulation and giving the ovaries a rest from follicle production. It does not, however, treat the underlying insulin resistance.
    7. Dong Quai - Promotes hormonal balance and helps keep estrogen and progesterone levels within the normal range.

       

    8. Stimulating a period – some practitioners will actually stimulate a period so that your uterine lining does not become too thick. There are natural and synthetic products used to do this so my recommendation would be to ask your doctor to go with the natural method.

    If you believe that you have polycystic ovary disease it is important to see your doctor and have this condition monitored as you do not want to run the risk of any of these cysts rupturing and creating more problems for yourself.

    My feeling is that a combination approach may be the best option for PCOS treatment where you combine exercise with a low glycemic diet and have your doctor possibly stimulate a period from time to time if you are missing many as well as use supplements to help balance out your system.

    Next, do more research into the natural options available for you to treat the symptoms of PCOS, develop your own low-glycemic diet for PCOS so that your PCOS acne and other disturbing symptoms can be alleviated.

    Be sure to post a comment about what worked for you or if you know of any other natural remedies not listed here please feel free to share them here with others who are part of our community. Thanks for sharing.

    Take the time to find the help and the natural treatment you need, and you’ll be able to get on with your life and enjoy it to the fullest. You deserve to be happy and healthy and pain-free.

     

    To Your Optimal Health,

    Chris

     

     

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