The bestselling guide to this increasingly common womens' health concern.
The bestselling guide to this increasingly common womens' health concern.
Practical advice and information for living with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a condition in which there is an imbalance of a woman's female sex hormones, and affects an estimated 10% of all women. This hormone imbalance may cause changes in the menstrual cycle, acne, small cysts in the ovaries, difficulty conceiving, high blood pressure, and other problems. It is treatable, but not curable, and sufferers have to rely on themselves for the long-term management of their condition. If you're living with PCOS, this guide gives you the latest information concerning treatments and research into Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome. PCOS For Dummies gives you a practical, plain-English guide to living with and managing Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome. In addition to providing valuable information concerning the causes and symptoms of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, PCOS For Dummies gives you the facts about the various treatment options that are available, including both traditional medical treatments and alternative therapies. Discusses the causes and symptoms of PCOS Advice for dealing with this disorder Covers the treatments and medicine available in the United States PCOS For Dummies is an invaluable resource for the millions who are suffering from this condition.
A comprehensive guide to polycystic ovary syndrome, from a leading authority on the condition One in ten American women of childbearing age is affected by polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) to some degree, and many suffer from serious symptoms, such as infertility, early miscarriage, chronic pelvic pain, weight gain, high blood pressure, acne, and abnormal hair growth. PCOS is by far the most common hormone imbalance in women of this age group, yet few women understand the threat it poses to their health—or how to prevent it. In A Patient's Guide to PCOS, Dr. Walter Futterweit, a foremost authority on PCOS in America, tells women everything they need to know about this condition and how to treat it. Drawing on his twenty-five years researching and treating the condition and his ongoing long-term study of more than a thousand women with PCOS, Futterweit discusses • what PCOS is and how it affects your body • what to eat and how to exercise to control PCOS • all the treatment options, including the latest drug therapies • how to reverse PCOS-induced infertility and restore healthy skin and hair • resources for preventing, diagnosing, and treating PCOS This comprehensive guide contains everything women need to know about PCOS—from identifying warning signs and seeking a diagnosis to finding emotional support in recovery—to regain their health and resume their lives.
In this reassuring guide, Dr Marilyn Glenville, PhD, offers simple steps to living a symptom-free life with PCOS. Taking a natural approach designed to respect the delicate balance of the female body, she will help you clearly diagnose your condition and tailor a personal plan to manage and eliminate your symptoms. Her advice includes: - A 7-Step Diet to control your cycle and beat PCOS - How to protect your fertility and conceive - The best supplements and herbs to manage your symptoms - Lifestyle changes to improve your health - Clear guidance on the surgical and drug options This practical handbook will help you lose weight, clear your skin and protect your fertility so you can beat PCOS and live a healthy, happy life. 'A great resource for any woman with PCOS looking to use natural approaches to manage their condition and have a baby' Rachel Hawkes, Chair of Verity, the PCOS charity
Adult acne, unwanted facial hair, trouble getting pregnant-these symptoms may indicate polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), a hormonal condition affecting one in 10 women in North America. Here, two women who have had PCOS provide strategies for boosting fertility."An extremely important book for the millions of women who suffer from polycystic ovary syndrome."-Barry Sears, PhD, author of The Zone
A Unique 8-Step System to Reverse Your PCOS Author and naturopathic doctor Fiona McCulloch dives deep into the science underlying the mysteries of PCOS, offering the newest research and discoveries on the disorder and a detailed array of treatment options. Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is the most common hormonal condition in women. It afflicts ten to fifteen percent of women worldwide, causing various symptoms, including hair loss, acne, hirsutism, irregular menstrual cycles, weight gain, and infertility. 8 Steps to Reverse your PCOS gives you the knowledge to take charge of your health. Dr. McCulloch introduces the key health factors that must be addressed to reverse PCOS. Through quizzes, symptom checklists, and lab tests, she'll guide you in identifying which of the factors are present and what you can do to treat them. You'll have a clear path to health with the help of this unique, step-by-step natural medicine system to heal your PCOS. Having worked with thousands of people seeking better health over the past fifteen years of her practice, Dr. McCulloch is committed to health education and advocacy, enabling her patients with the most current information on health topics and natural therapies with a warm, empathetic approach.
Tired of being overweight? Overgrown facial hair? Acne? Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is one of the leading causes of infertility. The rate of women being diagnosed with this disorder is between 5-10 percent. If you are having the following symptoms, PCOS may be to blame. - Irregular ovulation with or without a monthly period - A relative lack of menstrual periods or irregular monthly periods - Acne - Hyper hair growth on the face and body - Thinning scalp hair - Many unruptured follicles on the ovaries, misdiagnosed as cysts - Having trouble losing weight In "PCOS No More", you will learn everything you need to know about PCOS - its causes, symptoms, complications & health risks. Left untreated, PCOS could lead to certain forms of cancer and diabetes. Unfortunately, most conventional PCOS treatments only focus on treating symptoms instead of the underlying issues. However, with a holistic approach involving lifestyle changes, diet, & exercises, not only the symptoms can be virtually eliminated, but also the factors that trigger PCOS can be removed. You will even get the added benefit of losing weight & stay healthy. Here are just a few things you will discover in "PCOS No More": - What is PCOS? - What are the causes of PCOS? - How genetics play a role in PCOS? - What are the symptoms of PCOS? - How PCOS is diagnosed? - How PCOS affects your relationships with loved ones & how to deal with the issues? - Conventional Treatments for PCOS - PCOS & infertility - Natural Treatments for PCOS - Diet and Exercise for PCOS - The PCOS Fertility Diet Plan - PCOS-Friendly Recipes - And much more...
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, sometimes called Syndrome X, is a widely under-diagnosed, multi-symptomed hormonal disorder with critical health consequences.
This book on the metabolic aspects of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) reviews the scientific evidence for the key etiological role of insulin resistance in the pathogenesis of PCOS. It also presents a new clinical and diagnostic approach and clearly explains the value of insulin-sensitizing agents, or “insulin sensitizers,” in reducing hyperandrogenism and improving fertility outcome. Detailed information is provided on the use of insulin sensitizers such as metformin and inositol and suitable therapeutic protocols are described. All too often, PCOS is treated by gynecologists only as an endocrine disorder, without recognition of the very important part that insulin plays in the syndrome. Practitioners will find this book to be a valuable source of information on PCOS as a metabolic syndrome and a comprehensive guide to achieving good treatment results.
Without gainsaying, it can be categorically said that polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is the most prevalent endocrine disorder that is known to be widespread with women in their procreative age, however, it affects just about 4% of women in general. Well, we all know that PCOS is over and over again linked with symptoms of surplus testosterone; irregular or absence of menses, besides, it is also associated with too much body hair, and barrenness. Moreover, it is no more secret that PCOS is also linked with some medical anomalies such as insulin resistance, dyslipidemia, central obesity, type 2 diabetes mellitus, and hyperinsulinemia. Now, before I get ahead of myself, I want you to take a minute to click on the buy button above and get a copy of the book. Yes, you will get all the details of the Pcos treatment approach that unlock the ovaries... you cannot be barren!
The first dedicated low GI cookbook for women with PCOS. Contains over 300 delicious low GI recipes by a renowned culinary expert, medically approved by a world authority on PCOS.
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is one of the leading hormone disorders affecting women. PCOS can cause an array of symptoms, including weight gain, stubborn acne, facial hair, sugar cravings, absent or irregular periods, depression and moodiness. The purpose of this book is to help women with PCOS understand and gain the knowledge needed to get started with maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Although PCOS has no cure, there are simple steps you can take to control your symptoms and put you on the path to better health. By understanding how food, exercise, and lifestyle choices directly affect your hormones and PCOS symptoms, you can begin to make smart decisions and manage the disease. If you want to learn practical techniques for getting your PCOS symptoms under control through diet, exercise and lifestyle changes, this book is for you. Woman with PCOS are tired of feeling as though their body is betraying them and hormones are controlling their life. PCOS does not have to control your life!
Confronting an illness that affects an estimated 10 million American women, this jargon-free reference sheds light on the commonplace ailment of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). The symptoms of this hormonal disorder are explored in detail, including irregular menstrual cycles, excess facial and body hair, weight gain, and adult acne. Identifying the affliction as the leading cause of infertility, this study also investigates the long-term risks of leaving the condition untreated, such as endometrial cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and stroke. Penned by an expert physician and two women who are living with PCOS, this analysis provides a much-needed examination of an under-reported, under-diagnosed malady. Additional topics covered include causes and triggers, overcoming symptoms, choosing a physician, getting a correct diagnosis, receiving the best medical treatment, infertility and pregnancy complications, and coping with the emotional impact.
"A prescriptive guide that focuses on using diet and exercise to manage polycystic ovary syndrome and has new information on diet therapy and exercise, current food and fitness logging technologies, and all-new nutrition-backed meal plans"--