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Managing PCOS Symptoms with Acupuncture – What do we know?

PCOS is characterized by the clinical signs of irregular menstruation, infertility, male pattern baldness and excessive hair growth. The current standard treatments for women with PCOS are lifestyle changes and pharmacological‐based therapies such as clomiphene, birth control pills and surgery…

Oct 05, 2022, 01:00 pm 0 Listen

PCOS & Eating Disorders – Managing the Nutritional & Psychological Aspects

Research indicates that the prevalence of #eatingdisorders such as #anorexianervosa, #bulimianervosa and other unspecified eating disorders is higher in women diagnosed with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) compared to that in the general population. Current treatment approaches for #PCOS emphasize the…

Feb 23, 2022, 02:00 pm 0 Listen

Birth Control Pills in PCOS Treatment – Benefits, Risks & All You Need to Know

Birth control pills or oral contraceptive pills (OCP) can be used for long-term treatment in women with PCOS who are not planning pregnancy. These pills have been shown to help regulate many PCOS symptoms such as irregular periods, extra hair…

Oct 26, 2021, 03:00 pm 0 Listen

Prevention and Management of PCOS Related Infertility – A Q&A Session

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a chronic disorder affecting 1 in 10 women of reproductive age. It is the primary cause of reduced frequency of ovulation and anovulation at the reproductive age and is commonly associated with infertility. The prevalence…

Sep 01, 2021, 04:00 pm 5 Listen

Exercising with PCOS & The Science Behind How It Helps

Lifestyle modification is a central part of treatment for all manifestations of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). Regular moderate physical activity has been shown to mitigate insulin resistance and increase responsiveness to medications in PCOS patients, aiding better management of associated…

Dec 11, 2020, 03:00 pm 5 Listen