Category: PCOS

The Pitfalls of PCOS

I see a lot of young girls and teens who have PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome)—and most don’t even know they have it when they first meet me. Not only are these girls overweight and unhappy, but almost always by the time they get to me they’ve really been through the ringer. What do I [Read more...]

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

In the simplest terms, PCOS is a health condition linked with both hormone imbalance and insulin resistance. It is the most common hormonal and reproductive problem affecting women of child-bearing age. Defining the Condition. The hormones involved in controlling periods, and ultimately reproduction, are produced in the pituitary gland located in the brain. In [Read more...]