Treatment for 4 Types of PCOS. Treat the Cause.

4 types of PCOS**See the updated 2019 version of this blog post: 4 Types of PCOS (a Flowchart) **

I invite you to think differently about polycystic ovary syndrome.

PCOS is not one thing. It is not one disease. PCOS is a set of symptoms. The key primary symptom is a failure to ovulate regularly. Failure to ovulate is why you are deficient in estradiol and progesterone. It’s why you have high testosterone, and why you develop secondary PCOS symptoms such as hair loss, acne, and infertility.

You cannot treat PCOS until you first ask: “Why, in your particular case, do you not ovulate?”

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Insight into Acne. Why Dairy, Sugar, and Insulin Are Bad for Skin

acne from insulin and sugarIf you suffer acne or treat acne, then 2012 was an important year. That’s when this ground-breaking paper came out of Germany: Diet in Acne: Further Evidence for the Role of Nutrient Signalling in Acne Pathogenesis.

One sentence from the abstract says it all:

“Acne should be regarded as an mTOR-driven disease of civilization, like obesity, type 2 diabetes and cancer induced by Western diet.”

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The Surprising Truth About PCOS (It’s Not an Ovarian Disease)

The Truth about PCOS

If your PCOS was diagnosed by ultrasound, it may not be an accurate diagnosis. The so-called ‘cysts’ have very little to do with your actual condition. And no, the cysts will not cause weight gain and infertility and heart disease.

But the word ovary appears in the very name of the condition polycystic ovarian disease. So it must be an ovarian disease? Right?  Wrong.

In truth, your ovaries are not to blame at all. With the right nutritional support, your ovaries can and will go back to doing exactly what they’re supposed to do.

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