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Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Treatment: Body

Overview

Moderate exercise for at least 30 minutes every day is recommended for women with PCOS, more if obesity is present.

Low-impact exercise such as pilates is encouraged, because it gently focuses on the core (typically a problem area form women with PCOS). Additionally, high-intensity exercise can excite the catecholamine response, causing stress on the body and upsetting the hormonal imbalance further.

Mind-body work, such as yoga, qi gong, an tai chi are also recommended.

Treatments

Effect of Low-Carbohydrate Diet on Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

This can be specifically helpful for the treatment of PCOS because refined carbohydrates can exacerbate the symptoms of insulin resistance.

Read more about Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome and Zone Diet.

Effect of Exercise on Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

Moderate exercise for at least 30 minutes every day is recommended for women with PCOS, more if obesity is present. Low-impact exercise such as pilates is encouraged, because it gently focuses on the...

Read more about Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome and Exercise.

Effect of Acupuncture on Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

Acupuncture can help to correct some of the imbalances that contribute to PCOS. Depending on the individual, treatments would vary.

Read more about Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome and Acupuncture.

Effect of Yoga on Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

There is no question that keeping a healthy weight helps protect people from even reverse PCOS. Yoga is a wonderful way to exercise as you can start out with gentle poses and move into a more...

Read more about Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome and Yoga.

Moderate exercise for at least 30 minutes every day is recommended for women with PCOS, more if obesity is present. Low-impact exercise such as pilates is encouraged, because it gently focuses on the core (typically a problem area form women with PCOS). Additionally, high-intensity exercise can excite the catecholamine response, causing stress on the body and upsetting the hormonal imbalance further.

Mind-body work, such as yoga, qi gong, an tai chi are also recommended.

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