Weight loss, exercise may boost fertility odds for women with PCOS

(Reuters Health) - Women who suffer from a leading cause of infertility may increase their odds of conception if they exercise and lose weight, a U.S. study suggests.
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Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a complex endocrine condition that represents a lifelong health concern for 1 in 10 women worldwide.1 PCOS is commonly diagnosed by the presence of ovulatory dysfunction, androgen excess, and/or ovaries with polycystic morphology on ultrasound examination.2 Half of patients experience overweight or obesity.3 Most are at increased risk for serious comorbidities, including infertility, pregnancy complications (eg, gestational diabetes mellitus), impaired glucose tolerance, insulin resistance, type 2 diabetes mellitus, cardiovascular disease, gynecological cancers, anxiety, depression, eati...
Source: Journal of the American Dietetic Association - Category: Nutrition Authors: Tags: Research Source Type: research
Conditions:   Polycystic Ovary Syndrome;   Infertility Interventions:   Drug: sequential IVM system;   Procedure: intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI);   Procedure: Thawed embryo transfer (TET);   Drug: traditional IVM system Sponsors:   Sun Yat-sen University;   Hospital for Reproductive Medicine Affiliated to Shandong University;   The First Affiliated Hospital with Nanjing Medical University;   First Affiliated Hospital of Wenzhou Medical University;   Shanghai 10th People's Hosp...
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Conditions:   PCOS;   Female Infertility Interventions:   Drug: Myo-inositol;   Drug: Folic Acid Sponsor:   Universitair Ziekenhuis Brussel Recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
It continues to happen: I run into people who say to me “I follow the Wheat Belly lifestyle. I eat gluten-free!” When I ask them what that means, they tell me that they only eat gluten-free bread, pasta, pizza, cookies, etc. I’m not entirely sure why this misinterpretation of the Wheat Belly message is so common. Let’s talk about this important distinction, as being gluten-free can be an absolute health and weight disaster, unlike the magnificent health and weight loss we enjoy on the Wheat Belly lifestyle when done right. It’s perfectly fine to be gluten-free, i.e., avoiding wheat, rye, and b...
Source: Wheat Belly Blog - Category: Cardiology Authors: Tags: News & Updates autoimmune blood sugar gluten gluten-free grain grain-free grains Weight Loss wheat belly Source Type: blogs
Condition:   Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Intervention:   Device: AblaCare Kit Sponsor:   AblaCare Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
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