In pre-diabetic, insulin resistant conditions like polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), insulin receptors all over the body - including in the ovaries - are resistant to the turn of the insulin “key” that lets glucose into the “door” of the cell membrane. Result: Glucose energy can’t get into the cell. The cell is tired. You are … Continue reading PCOS, Insulin Resistance and what you need to know
Ovulation: A sign of health!
The occurrence of ovulation in our menstrual cycles should start from when we are teens through our reproductive lives until we reach menopause. For ovulation to happen, a series of coordinated hormonal events need to take place. Clearly to conceive you need to ovulate but lets look at this from a health point of view … Continue reading Ovulation: A sign of health!
Long cycles and PCOS
PCOS (polycystic ovary syndrome) can be found in up to 95% of women who have long cycles and is a major cause of infertility. PCOS is where the ovaries are enlarged and there are many follicles on the ovary but they contain immature eggs and ovulation rarely occurs, if at all. Male hormone levels are … Continue reading Long cycles and PCOS
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Choose health! it's not just about getting pregnant, it's important to look at the full picture.