Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is a condition in which small, non-cancerous cysts form in one or both of a woman’s ovaries. It is characterized by irregular menstrual periods, infertility, unwanted facial hair and other hormonal difficulties.

This condition is can occur when the pituitary gland produces too much of an ovulation-stimulating hormone, which causes the ovaries to produce too much androgen (male sex hormone) and not enough of the hormone that stimulates the follicles of the ovary. This in turn prevents the ovaries from releasing an egg, which stays in the ovary and develops into a cyst.

Common Symptoms of PCOS include:

  • Irregular or absent menstrual periods
  • Excess hair on the face and/or body
  • Acne
  • Weight gain
  • Infertility
  • Insulin resistance

Here’s the promising news: Natural remedies for Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) frequently yield positive results! While managing PCOS can be intricate, integrative treatments offer a beacon of hope. Approaches like adopting an anti-inflammatory diet, steering clear of foods potentially harboring growth-promoting hormones or triggering sensitivities, regular exercise, and incorporating dietary supplements have demonstrated their ability to alleviate the impact of hormonal imbalances, weight concerns, and insulin resistance associated with PCOS. These holistic measures can pave the way for a more balanced and empowered journey towards managing PCOS.

Please contact Dr. Zadie Lanouette at 208-799-3333 so that you can work together to develop a plan to treat PCOS.