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What do you know about PCOS?

It is estimated that around 10% of females have a condition called Polycystic Ovary Syndrome. The syndrome is characterized by insulin resistance, the hormone necessary for the body to utilize glucose.  It can also be considered a reproductive disorder because menstrual irregularities can occur which affect some women’s ability to conceive.

Because of the prevalence of this disorder, and the possibility that it may go undiagnosed, it is important for women to be familiar with the symptoms.  Because insulin may not be working properly, circulating levels of this hormone may rise in the bloodstream in order to compensate.  Insulin is a growth hormone, meaning that it promotes weight gain.   An accumulation of fat, particularly around the belly, in the absence of any change in diet or activity level, may indicate

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I have worked in the Wellness Field for 30 years. I created an Emotional Eating & Binge Eating Disorder Recovery Program way before most people knew BED was an eating disorder, NOT a “willpower” issue. Personally, I suffered for years before finding answers and the help I needed and deserved! I became a Coach in 1997 to help others who were still suffering as I had. I love being a Coach!


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