Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
Have you been diagnosed with PCOS and told to change your diet or lifestyle?
Many individuals diagnosed with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) are told that nutrition and lifestyle play a large role in managing the symptoms. Often weight loss, restriction, and exercise are recommended to clients leading to frustration and feelings of failure when diets do not work.
Individuals living with PCOS have higher levels of androgens and often experience some of the following symptoms:
Nutrition DiscoveRD® works with each client to create individualized treatment plans that are manageable and foster healthy relationships between food and body. Nutrition counseling helps to facilitate behavioral and lifestyle changes. This is accomplished by incorporating mindful and intuitive eating practices without dieting or using the number on a scale to determine success. This can help to reduce and manage symptoms related to PCOS as well as help you become more comfortable and confident in your daily life.
Intense “Cravings” for Carbohydrates or Sweet Foods
Irregular, Heavy, or Absent Periods
Excessive Hair Growth on the Face and/or Body (Hirsutism)
Hair Loss on Head (Alopecia)
Acne and Other Skin Conditions
10-15% of women are estimated to have PCOS
60% of women with PCOS
also have Binge Eating Disorder
PCOS is the most common endocrine disorder and cause of infertility
PCOS affects 1-in-10 women of childbearing age
Join our 6-week virtual PCOS Nutrition Support Group to begin navigating your PCOS with confidence!