Finding the right supplements for your PCOS is important as supplements can have a dramatic impact on your PCOS and it’s symptoms. Trying to treat your PCOS without supplements is like trying to fill a bucket full of holes. Only when those holes are plugged with the right supplements will you truly see changes to your PCOS.
Before I start taking any supplements for my PCOS, I like to know the research and evidence behind it. Well, the evidence in favour of Ovasitol is remarkable. I have had brilliant results with it and it is my number 1 PCOS supplement, whether you’re trying to conceive, lose weight or just better manage your PCOS symptoms.
I’ve recently come across a supplement that can have a serious impact on your PCOS. Zinc and PCOS – there are 8 great reasons to take Zinc, including improving fertility, managing hirsutism, boosting thyroid function and more. If you aren’t taking Zinc for your PCOS yet, it would be really worth considering.
There are a range of different supplements available for women with PCOS. I don’t recommend them all – only those that have good evidence behind them. Magnesium is one of them. Magnesium deficiency is common in our culture and can have a huge effect on our hormones.
Metformin (an insulin sensitizing drug) is commonly prescribed to women with PCOS to help manage their symptoms. But, taking Metformin over a long period of time can lead to some serious vitamin deficiencies. If you’re taking Merformin, here is what you need to know.
Did you know that 85% of women with PCOS are deficient in Vitamin D? That it huge! And it has far reaching consequences – from depression to infertility. I recommend every woman with PCOS take Vitamin D supplements. What are you doing to boost your Vitamin D?
Many women with PCOS turn to Maca powder to try to treat their symptoms. Now, when I take any new supplement, I like to know that there is scientific evidence behind what I’m taking. So, I’ve looked at the research on Maca. Here is what I found.
N-acetyl-cystein (otherwise known as NAC) has shown some promising results for women with PCOS. It has been shown to help with fertility, insulin resistance and lowering testosterone. Here is what you need to know if you want to add NAC to your supplement regime.
I am always on the look out for supplements that I think will be helpful for my PCOS. And I am so glad that I found Inositol. It has brilliant evidence that it helps with so many of our symptoms and I have noticed an improvement in my own PCOS since I started taking Inositol.
Research has shown that Omega 3 lowers testosterone levels in women with PCOS. And that is amazing news for us. The thing is that we tend to get more Omega 6 and 9 in our diets than Omega 3. So, we need to try to boost our Omega 3 intake. Here’s how.