Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Polycystic ovary syndrome is a multi-factorial metabolic endocrine-based disorder that, according to recent studies, affects more than 10% of women of childbearing age.

It is commonly referred to by the acronym PCOS which means “Polycistic Ovarian Syndrome and specific tests are necessary for its diagnosis.

Normally, the specialist carries out a thorough medical history and detects the presence of at least two of the following symptoms simultaneously:

  • Anovulation (only one or two ovulations in the last 90 days) or oligo-ovulation (irregularity)
  • Amenorrhea (lack of ovulation in the last 90 days)
  • Ovaries with polycystic ultrasound appearance

then, he prescribes specific tests to confirm the presence of the pathology.

Excess weight is a risk factor, which can greatly aggravate the symptoms of the disorder.

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Eat well Sleep well

During the night between 26 and 27 October, solar time returned in force and we were able to sleep an hour longer. Our body certainly benefited, especially if we were able to rest well

In fact, several studies have amply shown that restorative sleep lasting at least 6-7 hours brings important psychophysical benefits to our body

We see some of these studies whose full text can be traced back by following the links on the bibliography page.

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Physical Activity and Wellness

Movement and nutrition are an inseparable combination to reach a state of physical and mental wellness. A fair amount of physical activity should be provided in the daily life of all of us.

The type and intensity of training depend on many factors such as age, gender, health conditions and chronic stress. It would be necessary to find the right dose of duration and quality of activity to benefit from the movement and to prevent this from becoming a source of further stress.

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