PCOS Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

PCOS

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is one of the most common hormonal diseases affecting reproductive-aged women. Unfortunately, it is also the most under-diagnosed.

Causes of Ovarian Cysts:

  • Hormonal imbalance
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Dietary factors
  • Genetic predispostion
  • Cigarette smoking
  • Psycological / emotional / sociological influences

What symptoms may occur:

  • Abdominal fullness or heaviness
  • Pressure on the rectum or bladder
  • Pelvic pain during intercourse
  • Nausea, vomiting, breast tenderness

A pelvic exam or ultrasound can determine the presence of cysts or polycystic ovaries.

Alternative medicine therapies:

  • Acupuncture
  • Castor oil packs
  • Dietary changes
  • Herbal medicine
  • Homeopathy
  • Natural progesterone therapy (see shutdown/cleansing section
  • Nutritional supplements
  • Sitz baths

Linked pages to help you overcome PCOS are coming soon. Thank you for your patience.

This page is currently under construction.

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