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Alternative treatments for pcos good?

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Dr. Nika Ferdowsi
Family Medicine
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In brief: Focus On Cause

The signs and symptoms that arise for pcos are due to excessive estrogen.
Any way that you can decrease estrogen exposure may help. Others may also recommend balancing your excessive estrogen with additional progesterone. You can explore decreasing your estrogen by reading: the anti-estrogen diet.

In brief: Focus On Cause

The signs and symptoms that arise for pcos are due to excessive estrogen.
Any way that you can decrease estrogen exposure may help. Others may also recommend balancing your excessive estrogen with additional progesterone. You can explore decreasing your estrogen by reading: the anti-estrogen diet.
Dr. Nika Ferdowsi
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Dr. Michael Rothman
Internal Medicine

In brief: Nutritional Rx

Pcos is caused by high estrogen (e2)combined with high Insulin which then transforms e2 into testosterone.
Excess carbs can elevate both Insulin (via stimulation of pancreas) and e2 (via competitive inhibition of glucoronidase enzyme) a low carb diet reduces both Insulin & e2 thus positively impacting this metabolic disease. Avoid fried foods, veg oils, soy, sugar, hfcs, excess carbs.

In brief: Nutritional Rx

Pcos is caused by high estrogen (e2)combined with high Insulin which then transforms e2 into testosterone.
Excess carbs can elevate both Insulin (via stimulation of pancreas) and e2 (via competitive inhibition of glucoronidase enzyme) a low carb diet reduces both Insulin & e2 thus positively impacting this metabolic disease. Avoid fried foods, veg oils, soy, sugar, hfcs, excess carbs.
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