How Soy Affects Hormones (and the Benefits of Phytoestrogens)

Soy and phytoestrogensDoes soy affect hormones? Yes, but not in the way you think.

Soy has both good and bad effects on the body. Some of its bad effects include the fact that soybean oil is an omega 6 oil and therefore potentially inflammatory. Also, processed soy protein can impair nutrient absorption and industrially grown soy is heavily sprayed with pesticides. Finally, soy is also a reasonably common food sensitivity.

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Treatment for 4 Types of PCOS. Treat the Cause.

4 types of PCOS

I invite you to think differently about polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and the types of PCOS.

PCOS is not one thing. It is not one disease. Instead, PCOS is a set of symptoms, with the key symptom being impaired ovulation which leads to androgen excess or a high level of male hormones. Androgen excess then causes the common PCOS symptoms of hair loss, hirsutism, and acne.

To treat PCOS you must first ask: “Why, in your particular case, do you not ovulate?”

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