Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome; Taking Control of this Disorder with Alternative and Mainstream Medical Therapies

Today we are discussing Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS), and it has been several months since we last discussed this disorder.  Today’s broadcast will focus on management strategies, both mainstream and alternative, which can help the PCOS patient improve the complaints which bother them most. For some PCOS sufferers unwanted hair growth, termed hirsuitism, is the chief complaint.  For others menstrual irregularity and severe menstrual cramping are most distressing, while for some the inability to conceive a child is the most frustrating.

We will also go into the underlying mechanisms behind this disorder and the associated symptoms. The aim of this broadcast is for the PCOS sufferer to feel more empowered and able to fuel discussions with doctors regarding alternative and medical treatments that may be of benefit.

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One Comment

  1. I have just watched enjoyed and learned more info about PCOS with you Drs. For the first time that I wish that Dr’s told me over the lasts 25 yrs. I wish I could have met you many years ago to help myself. A little about me. I am a 43 yrs old woman now but symptoms you talked about I’ve have since I was diagnosed with PCOS since I was about 20 yrs old. Drs didn’t really know how to treat. I have been with my husband for almost 25 yrs now. We have been together since high school. I had 3 miscarriages and never able to conceive again and still to this day we have no children. Like you have heard in many cases yes it was very stressful and that was the one thing I ever wanted. Which now I will never have. But I’m writing to you with my story because you touched me in so many ways. You touched so many bases and diagnosis that PCOS brings and us as females live with every day. I was finally diagnosed with endrmetrohyerplashia in 2005 while being treated at a infertility clinic. So I was put on the metformin and among other things but was told I will have to take it for the rest of my life. Proceeded with trying to get pregnant. It never happened so we moved on with life thinking ok maybe it will just happen. In 2009 I was diagnosed with uterine cancer. I had to have a Total hysterectomy. To make sure the cancer would not spread. I was told it was because of the PCOS and the hyperplasia. As you could imagine our dreams of being parents were shattered. But you touched on this during this episode with the mention of hyperplasia and the PCOS but nothing ever mentioned about possible leading to cancer which in my case happened. But I wanted to let you Drs know that I was very impressed with the work your doing, information you are giving and and people you are helping. I Thank you very much! I also wanted to ask if because I am diagnosed with PCOS my primary dr wanted to put be back on metformin and referred me to gyn dr and he said no. But I’m am still curious to know because I was told so many years ago that I will have to take it for the rest of my life? Now I am not taking it but wondering if the all natural form you had mention is something I should be taking. I am by far a candidate for you I’m positive but just looking for more information on another path maybe I should be on health wise. I have only shared bits and pieces of my story and my health issues and diagnosis but now I’m considering and being ready to schedule another form of bypass surgery because of health issues but maybe could prevent another surgery. I have had four surgeries with 3 of them major and probably have to have at least one more. So if there is some information that I can read or check into. Please let me know.
    Thank you for everything you do! I hope that PCOS can be beaten!
    Melanie Wedan

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