The Most Misdiagnosed and Mistreated Hormonal Problem in Women

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Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS):  All Too Often Misunderstood & Mistreated If you have weight loss resistance, menstrual irregularities, excessive unwanted hair growth, loss of hair on head, and/or acne…keep reading…there is a good possibility you have PCOS. Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is a common endocrine (hormonal) disorder resulting in multiple medical problems and serious health risks.  It affects millions of woman, many without their knowledge. It is estimated that between 5-10% of women have PCOS and that 70% of these women are undiagnosed.  In fact, PCOS is the most common endocrine disorder in premenopausal women.  And for postmenopausal women, menopause neither cures nor eliminates PCOS. In fact, PCOS usually worsens at menopause due to weight gain and loss of hormones. PCOS seems to have a strong genetic component, so if a woman in your family has menstrual irregularities, diabetes, or a diagnosis of PCOS, there is a chance you may have it.  It can be passed down from either your mother’s or father’s side of the family. Unfortunately, one of the biggest problems with PCOS is that most physicians either miss the diagnosis altogether, mistreat it, or only partially treat it. Why is PCOS So Confusing to So Many Physicians? Because … Read More

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