Herbal remedies for PCOS

(Natural News) Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a condition that causes women to have abnormally high levels of male hormones. This hormone imbalance causes irregular menstrual periods. Women with PCOS are often prescribed a combination of pharmaceutical drugs and lifestyle changes. However, many women find that these conventional treatment methods are insufficient and mostly ineffective. The...
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Conclusion: We think that RDW-CV which is a marker of inflammation is a simple, cheap, and accessible marker for the prediction of CC resistance.
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - Category: Rural Health Authors: Source Type: research
Review in-depth clinical information, latest medical news, and guidelines related to reproductive endocrinology, including the potential causes of female infertility and other problems, such as pelvic pain, sexual dysfunction, atypical pubertal development, or premenstrual syndrome. Read articles about treatment for polycystic ovaries and hirsutism.
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Resource Center Source Type: news
AbstractPurposePolycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS)  is one of the most common metabolic and endocrine disorders. Functional foods like pomegranate and probiotics are those that are considered to have beneficial effects on metabolic diseases beyond their basic nutritional value. So, we aimed to evaluate the effect of synbiotic pomegranate juice (SP J) on cardiovascular risk factors on PCOS patients.MethodsThis was a randomized, triple-blinded, 8-week trial. Participants were randomly assigned to receive 300  mL/day of pomegranate juice (PJ), synbiotic beverage (SB), synbiotic pomegranate juice (SPJ), or placeb...
Source: Journal of Endocrinological Investigation - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research
To compare the effects of metformin, rosiglitazone, and their combination in obese polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) patients with insulin resistance.
Source: Fertility and Sterility - Category: Reproduction Medicine Authors: Tags: Original article Source Type: research
Conditions:   PCO - Polycystic Ovaries;   Infertility Interventions:   Drug: mild stimulation protocol: oral Clomiphene Citrate;   Drug: Conventional Stimulation Protocol: will receive FSH/HMG Sponsor:   American University of Beirut Medical Center Recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Purpose of review Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is a common reproductive disorder, which significantly impairs the fertility of 3–10% of women at reproductive age. It is getting very popular for women with PCOS to seek alternative therapies to treat PCOS, for example, acupuncture. This review examines the currently available evidence from the randomized controlled trial to guide future recommendation on using acupuncture to assist the treatment of PCOS. Recent findings PCOS is manifested by oligo-amenorrhoea, infertility, and hirsutism. The standard treatment of PCOS includes oral pharmacological agents, li...
Source: Current Opinion in Obstetrics and Gynecology - Category: OBGYN Tags: WOMEN'S HEALTH: Edited by Joseph Aquilina Source Type: research
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Source: Gynecological Endocrinology - Category: Endocrinology Authors: Source Type: research
Conclusion: Women with PCOS consuming Indian vegetarian diet have higher pro-inflammatory and lower anti-inflammatory marker levels than their age and BMI matched healthy non-vegetarian counterparts. This interesting observation can be attributed to the dietary composition, among other factors and needs confirmation from well-designed randomized studies on a larger cohort.Clinical Trial Registration: The study was registered with CTRI database under registration number CTRI/2013/09/003996.
Source: Frontiers in Endocrinology - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research
Background: Oxidative stress plays an important role in the pathogenesis of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). Glutathione peroxidase 1 (GPx1) and catalase (CAT) are the major intracellular antioxidant enzymes that can detoxify hydrogen peroxide into water, preventing cellular injury from reactive oxygen species. The aim of the present study was to investigate the association of GPx1 P198L (Pro198Leu, C559T, rs1050450) and CAT C-262T (rs1001179) genetic polymorphisms with the risk of PCOS and evaluate the effects of the genotypes on clinical, hormonal, metabolic and oxidative stress parameters in Chinese women.Methods: This...
Source: Frontiers in Endocrinology - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research
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Source: Gynecological Endocrinology - Category: Endocrinology Authors: Source Type: research
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