The “Hidden Epidemic” that can lead to infertility Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) refers to multiple small cysts on the ovaries (polycystic ovaries) and a host of other problems that go along with them, including lack of ovulation, menstrual abnormalities, excessive facial hair, male pattern baldness, acne, and sometime obesity. Some women may also have varying degrees of insulin resistance (increased incidence of Type II diabetes), low bone density, and high triglycerides. Other names for PCOS are polycystic ovarian disease (PCOD) or the Stein-Leventhal syndrome. Symptoms include: How do I know if I have PCOS? It is where there are multiple cysts (more than 10 small follicles per ovary, lined.
Progesterone & Menopause A Womans Guide to Using Bioidentical Hormones to Transition Naturally into Menopause During menopause, the main reproductive hormones – estrogen and progesterone – begin to fluctuate, sometimes rapidly. It is this rapid change in hormone levels that appears to cause the symptoms associated with menopause—but it is also the change in the ratio in the levels of hormones that appears to be at the root of these symptoms. This self-help user guide explains what menopause is, and what it is NOT. You’ll learn what you can do to address estrogen dominance, and what you need to consider in terms of hormone balancing as preventative measures again breast.
Hello Catherine, I’m a 23-year-old girl with PCOS and I am on 50ug Levothyroxine, and am also taking Metformin, but have not found it very effective. I was 128 lbs in October 2012 though I still had a large amount of belly fat. However, I rapidly gained weight despite a strict exercise and diet regime, and ballooned to 155 lbs in a few months (even after having worked down from 198 lbs in June 2011, when I rapidly put on weight in college). I want to try to fix my PCOS through the use of supplements and progesterone cream. I have ordered Vitex (400 mg tablets), Maca Root (500 mg.
Download your ebook HERE A 60 Day User Guide PCOS has been around as long as there have been infertile women. In fact, it is believed that it affects 5-10% of women of reproductive age regardless of ethnicity, and is the leading cause of infertility. It tends to be most common in women less than 30 years of age. Women with PCOS are at a higher risk for a number of illnesses, including high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease, and cancer of the uterus (endometrial cancer). If the follicle migrates to the outside of the ovary, but does not “pop” the egg and release it, the follicle becomes a cyst,.
Hi Catherine Last night I received my e-book and I have already read it. I love it! It pretty much sums up all the research I have been doing myself over the past two years. Thank you for all the great information packed in that e-book. My partner and I have been trying to conceive for a little over two years now. I have been diagnosed with “unexplained infertility”. I have a 4cm cyst on my left ovary and a fibroid (7-8cm) on the “right side” of my uterus. I’ve had surgery for the fibroid twice (embolization). Unfortunately, without great success. I have just started taking progesterone cream, as I.