Improving Insulin Sensitivity During PCOS With a Low GI Diet

Improving Insulin Sensitivity During PCOS With a Low GI Diet

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) a common hormonal disorder that affects many pre-menopausal women. It is also known to be one of the leading causes of infertility amongst women. Symptoms of PCOS include Irregular or non-existing periods Reduced fertility or complete infertility Hirsutism: excess hair growth on the face, chest and tummy Alopecia: Hair loss on [Continue Reading]

Look Out For the Warning Signs of PCOS

Look Out For the Warning Signs of PCOS

What Is Polycystic Ovary Syndrome? PCOS is a health disorder commonly caused by hormone imbalances in women. Since both men and women have the same hormones, but in different levels of each kind, it sometimes happens that women have higher levels of the “male” hormones. This causes all kinds of issues in the body, and [Continue Reading]

PCOS may be caused by poor Gut Health

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Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is generally one of the most common hormone imbalances in young women. PCOS affects about 1 in 20 young women and it is the most common cause of menstruation problems and impaired ovulation. Researchers have discovered a link between high levels of harmful microbes in the digestive tract and PCOS. Women [Continue Reading]

Low GI diet improves insulin sensitivity in women with PCOS

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  Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is one of the most common hormonal disorders affecting pre-menopausal women and the leading cause of female infertility. Symptoms include irregular or absent periods, infertility or reduced fertility, hirsutism (excess hair growth on the face, chest and abdomen), alopecia (scalp hair loss), acne, obesity and difficulty losing weight and increased [Continue Reading]

Reverse PCOS the healthy way

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PCOS The majority of women affected with PCOS, or polycystic ovary syndrome, are either overweight or obese. The underlying insulin resistance problem present in most of these women predisposes them to weight gain or make weight loss almost impossible. In addition to weight problems, PCOS is also characterized by irregular or absent periods, depression, acne, [Continue Reading]