Treatment for 4 Types of PCOS. Treat the Cause.

4 types of PCOS

I invite you to think differently about polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and the types of PCOS.

PCOS is not one thing. It is not one disease. Instead, PCOS is a set of symptoms, with the key symptom being impaired ovulation which leads to androgen excess or a high level of male hormones. Androgen excess then causes the common PCOS symptoms of hair loss, hirsutism, and acne.

To treat PCOS you must first ask: “Why, in your particular case, do you not ovulate?”

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Most Of Us Have Thyroid Nodules. Do They Matter?

Thyroid nodules are common

Thyroid tissue is strange tissue. It’s delicate and fatty, with a rich blood supply. It’s vulnerable to toxins such as mercury, which accumulate in the thyroid.

Even more strange is the histology or microstructure of the gland. It’s composed of little bubbles or sacs (follicles) that house the oxidative reactions of iodine transfer and hormone production. The surrounding tissue is shielded  from these mini-cauldrons by only a single layer of cells. Imagine a pile of water balloons full of hazardous chemicals, and you get a sense of the precariousness of this gland. When tissue damage occurs, the body responds with repair and growth, and unfortunately at times over-growth, resulting in nodules and goitre.

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In Defense of Estrogen. No Hormone More Powerful for Sleep and Mood and Libido

in defense of estrogenWe must not fear estrogen—our own queen of hormones. With all the current talk of estrogen dominance, plus the 2002 HRT scare, estrogen has acquired a bad reputation it does not deserve.

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