PCOS(Polycystic Ovary Syndrome) is a hormonal disorder common among women of reproductive age. Common symptoms are irregular periods, acne and skin problems, mood changes, infertility, pelvic pain and weight gain. It also increases the risk of :
- Insulin resistance and type-2 diabetes
- Heart attack
- High blood cholesterol and fats
Menopause is a process through which menstrual periods in women cease permanently at an average age of 51 years. It is a normal part of a woman’s life and not considered as a disease. Some common symptoms include irregular periods, lower fertility, night sweats, hot flashes, vaginal dryness, urinary problems, hair loss etc. It is often possible to manage the symptoms of menopause with proper exercise and nutrition.
Thyroid problems involve abnormal production of thyroid hormone, which directly affects the body’s metabolism. Too much thyroid hormone results in a condition known as hyperthyroidism. Insufficient hormone production leads to hypothyroidism. Common symptoms are exhaustion, weight gain, weakness, hair loss, itchy and dry skin, constipation, lack of focus etc.
Role of Diet and exercise in curing PCOS/Thyroid/Menopause : Managing your weight becomes very critical to lower the risks of all the above disorders. A unique combination of a proper meal plan and exercise helps you eliminate or improve the symptoms of PCOS/Thyroid/Menopause.
If you want to lose more than a few pounds, you can consult me for the healthiest ways to achieve that. Don’t be in a hurry to lose weight drastically; lose weight at the rate of 1 or 2 pounds a week.