Coping with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

  • by Christine Craggs-Hinton, Adam Bale
  • Narrated by Lynsey Frost
  • 3 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

PCOS is a caused by a hormonal imbalance and can result in distressing symptoms such as acne, irregular or absent periods and increased hair growth on the face and body. For some, PCOS will even lead to infertility, hair loss and weight gain. Not all women will experience all of the symptoms and what the sufferer experiences may change over time, which can make the syndrome particularly difficult to deal with. Coping with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome has been written to help sufferers to cope with the changing nature of the disorder and its effects.
This new edition includes:

Latest medical definition of PCOS
Associated health risks such as type 2 diabetes, heart disease and endometrial cancer
Causes and associated conditions such as insulin problems
The importance of losing weight
Help from your doctor
Getting pregnant
Diet and exercise
Managing stubborn symptoms such as excess hair, acne, and being overweight
Complementary remedies
Emotional support

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Book Details

  • Release Date: 01-07-2011
  • Publisher: Matrix Digital Publishing