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Sneak Peak of The A-Z of PCOS Symptoms and How to Treat Them Naturally

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INTRODUCTION
Hi Ladies. You are most likely reading this because you have PCOS and want
help in treating the numerous symptoms that accompany this condition.


I myself was diagnosed with PCOS in August 2010 and have spent a lot of time
since then researching ways to help with this condition. My doctor wasn’t very
helpful when I was given the diagnosis. He just put me on the contraceptive pill
and printed off a two page leaflet and sent me on my way. So with that I used
the resources of the internet and books to find out as much as I could about
this condition, and I discovered that some of the symptoms I have had I didn’t
even know are connected to PCOS!


I have had thinning hair for years but had no idea that it was a symptom of a
condition I didn’t know I had. I just thought I had weak hair and that it was
normal.


I also suffered mood swings and often got emotional over the stupidest of
things, but I just thought that that was a part of my personality and not down
to a hormone imbalance caused by PCOS.


I decided to put together an A-Z of PCOS Symptoms and ways to treat each
symptom naturally. I felt it might help you if you have some of these symptoms
and didn’t know they were related to PCOS, or if you know these symptoms
are related but are unsure of how to treat them.


Thanks for reading, and I hope you find this guide helpful.



Olivia x




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FIRSTLY… WHAT IS PCOS?
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a condition that affects how a woman’s
ovaries work. There are three characteristics which lead to a woman being
diagnosed with PCOS. Not all three have to be present to confirm diagnosis.
The characteristics of PCOS include:

    cysts that develop around the edge of the ovaries
    a failure in the release of eggs from the ovaries
    a higher level of male hormones than normal


Polycystic ovaries are a large number of harmless cysts around the edge of the
ovaries that tend to be no bigger than 8mm each.

These cysts are under-developed follicles which contain eggs that haven't been
developed properly. Frequently in PCOS, these follicles are unable to release
an egg, which means ovulation doesn't take place.

A lot of women can have just Polycystic ovaries without having the full
syndrome. Yet some other women can have the syndrome without the large
number of cysts around the ovaries.

Being overweight increases your risk of developing PCOS, but one of the
symptoms of PCOS is weight gain so sometimes it’s difficult to know which
came first.

Insulin may also play a role in PCOS. Insulin is a hormone that controls sugar
levels in the body. A lot of women that have PCOS may have too much insulin
in their body, which contributes to the increased production and activity of
male hormones. Being overweight increases the amount of insulin that your
body produces.




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TREATING PCOS OVERALL
As there are many symptoms with PCOS there are many natural treatments
available for each one. However, to really gain a control on PCOS overall, a
healthy diet and exercise regime is recommended.

With PCOS symptoms are more prominent if you’re overweight, so losing
weight will significantly reduce the symptoms you get with this condition. Of
course, one of the symptoms is weight gain and, of course, difficulty losing
weight. The natural treatment suggested in “Food Cravings” will help you with
that.

A low-GI diet is recommended for women with PCOS, especially if you have
Insulin Resistance, as the foods give you a feeling of fullness for longer, which
means you’re not snacking between meals.

As far as exercising goes, I like to do a 20minute Zumba workout at least 3
times a week. If you don’t like Zumba any aerobics workout class will help. As
long as you’re exercising and eating a healthy diet the weight will come off.



WHY I DIDN’T INCLUDE INFERTILITY
Whilst there are some natural treatments available that promote aiding with
infertility, I’m a strong believer that being a healthy weight and eating healthily
is the best way to conceive.

However, if that doesn’t work, your doctor can prescribe Clomid which helps
you ovulate and increases your chances of conceiving.

The important thing to remember is PCOS doesn’t make you infertile – it just
makes conceiving that much harder. There are a lot of women all around the
world that have had successful pregnancies with PCOS.




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A-Z OF PCOS SYMPTOMS:

 o   ACNE
 o   BREAST PAIN
 o   DEPRESSION
 o   DIABETES
 o   EXCESS HAIR
 o   EXCESS HAIR
 o   FATIGUE
 o   FOOD CRAVINGS
 o   HAIR LOSS
 o   HOT FLASHES
 o   IRRITABILITY
 o   MENTAL FOGGINESS
 o   MOOD SWINGS
 o   NAUSEA
 o   PERIOD PAIN
 o   SLEEP PROBLEMS


Visit http://www.pcostreatments.net for
      the full e-book that has natural
  treatments for each of the symptoms
                   above.




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DISCLAIMER
Natural treatments in general are good, but everybody is different. So we
advise you consult a physician before starting any natural treatment to see if
it's suitable for your needs. It's also worth noting that natural treatments may
be bad for your health if you take more than the stated dose, or mix with too
many other natural treatments. Again, consult with your physician if you are
unsure.

I'm offering this e-book as a guide for women with PCOS and natural ways to
treat the symptoms, but you should not rely on this information as a substitute
for professional medical advice or diagnosis.

If you have any concerns or questions about your health, you should always
consult with a physician or other health-care professional. Do not disregard,
avoid or delay obtaining medical or health related advice from your health-
care professional because of something you may have read in this e-book.

The use of any information provided in this e-book is solely at your own risk.
Developments in medical research may impact the health, fitness and
nutritional advice that appears here.

No assurance can be given that the advice contained in this e-book will always
include the most recent findings or developments with respect to the
particular material.

If you have any questions about PCOS or would like more information about
the e-book feel free to email me at contact@pcostreatments.net

Please do not re-distribute this e-book. This e-book was written by Olivia May
and can be bought at www.pcostreatments.net.




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