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Dr. Gaila Mackenzie-Strawn

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Category: PCOS

5 Ways Myo-Inositol Can Help Your PCOS!

Over 75 medical studies have shown that taking inositol can help your PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome) issues. Myo-inositol is a carbohydrate found primarily in fruits and is important for insulin sensitivity.  In PCOS, insulin resistance leading to increased levels of insulin is thought to be the primary reason for theRead more

Spearmint Tea Can Help Women with PCOS

On : 09 February, 2013

In : PCOS , Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

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Spearmint tea can also help women with PCOS. A study published in Phytotherapy Research in May of 2007 found that when women with PCOS drank spearmint tea twice a day for five days during the follicular phase of their menstrual cycles (that is, days 1 to 14 of their cycles),Read more

Weight Loss Lowers Androgen Levels and Improves Insulin Sensitivity in Women with PCOS

On : 09 February, 2013

In : PCOS , Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

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A Swedish study found that meaningful weight loss (average, 18 pounds) improved insulin sensitivity and was as effective as oral contraceptives in lowering androgen levels in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, 6/99). Australian investigators also found that diet and regular exercise improved insulin sensitivityRead more

D-Inositol Lowers Insulin and Restores Ovulation in Women with PCOS

On : 09 February, 2013

In : PCOS , Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

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A natural carbohydrate found in fruits and vegetables called D-chiro-inositol appears to be effective for lowering insulin. In a study, six to eight weeks of therapy with this compound restored ovulation in 86% of affected women, compared with only 27% of those in the control group (New England Journal ofRead more

Herbs Shown to be Helpful in Treatment of PCOS

On : 09 February, 2013

In : PCOS , Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

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Licorice Licorice belongs to a group of herbs known as adaptogens. They are herbs used during times of increased stress or convalescence to help the body cope with extreme changes. The effects of licorice in the body are diverse and include: antibacterial, anti-viral, demulcent or soothing qualities, antioxidant, and cholesterolRead more

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