PCOS Research Paper

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Nearly 5% to 10% of females are affected with PCOS. Are you wondering what PCOS is? PCOS (Poly Cystic Ovarian Syndromes) also known as hyperandrogenic anovulation is a problem in which womens hormones are out of balance. It can cause problems with your periods and make it difficult to get pregnant. There are many signs to look for when you think you may be affected by PCOS. Some of the symptoms are but not limited to: Acne, weight gain and trouble losing weight. Extra hair on the face and body. Personally I suffer from every symptom that comes with PCOS from irregular menstrual cycles, darks spots, and thinning of the hair which is just a few to mention. Well heres my story, I know I had PCOS before my doctors could officially diagnosis me.…show more content…
I found all the vitamins that were listed to help maintain PCOS, by then I found myself taking more than 6 supplements and vitamins a day. It became very stressful, I decided to do more in depth research as to which ones I really needed. I found out that Myo-Inositol is a supplement that you will need basically forever. Inositol, I found could get very pricey but it shouldn 't matter when it comes to your health. Myo-Inositol is used is balance female hormones, without the balance of the hormones you get boost in your testosterone levels which give you all these ridiculous symptoms. After doing all my research the main thing I 've learned is that you have to want to change the way your PCOS is taking over the life is DIET. Gluten free and dairy free is the best way to go because gluten turns into sugar and dairy products make it harder for ovulation. Personally, I have changed my lifestyle and I am completely gluten and dairy free. If there is on thing I remember everyday that is to never into the kitchen without taking the Myo - Inositol. I buy Myo - Inositol in powder form and I just put two tablespoonfuls in water. I find the powder is the best the capsules tend to give me a
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