Finding New Hope!
by A. S.
I am 26 years old and I have PCOS. I was diagnosed with PCOS in July '11 (after) receiving news that I had had my (3rd) miscarriage in 2.5 years!
My husband and I where both devastated.
I have "known" that I had PCOS for some years know but never could figure out what to do about it!
I have spent (MOST) of my adult life being on a "diet" of some kind and (NEVER) being able to lose a pound! The dr.'s just rolled their eyes and told me I was lying.
Needless to say, my Husband and I have started to consider adoption and I have already had an informational appt with a Dr. for a "lap band" procedure!
Well.... I just got done reading "The Natural Diet Solution for PCOS and Infertility"!
I can't tell you how excited I am to have this information in my hands!!! It is truly the best $19.95 I have ever spent!!!! I am starting day 1 of the 30 day "diet" tomorrow. I am thrilled to start this I know it's not going to be easy but I am SO ready to try this!!!
I am going to spend the New Year working on me and my health!! My weight Loss!!!! and becoming pregnant!!
My husband and I have agreed to put off both the adoption and the procedure for 1 year to really work on this!!!
I am so relieved and happy to have found this website and e-book!
Thank you so much and I will keep you updated on my progress!!!!!! :O)
Editor's comments: Hi, A.S. We're as excited as you are! I know it will be challenging but I'm sure you will be successful. And, it will be well worth all the hard work, I can assure you.
You can greatly increase the effectiveness of the PCOS diet program if you will start a regular exercise program and gradually but continually increase the level of intensity, duration and variety of exercise. If appropriate, consult with a personal trainer about a program. Possibly both you and your husband can make exercise a priority in your lives. Exercise should be fun and makes you feel good about yourself.
Even a 5%-10% weight loss will increase the probability of ovulation and conception. Weight loss may also reduce chances of a miscarriage.
I strongly recommend you get a vitamin D test from your doctor. Women with PCOS who are overweight are very commonly way too low in their vitamin D levels. If your vitamin D is found to be low, you will want to bring it up to the mid-range of normal. Vitamin D is crucial for you to gain the upper hand over polycystic ovary syndrome and improve ability to conceive.
There is definitely a supportive role played by certain nutritional supplements. Given that you're overweight, I would suggest you consider the d-pinitol formula. It was designed by a medical doctor and a registered pharmacist to help women like you. If you cannot afford that one, then I suggest inositol powder. Women with PCOS have a problem metabolizing the B-vitamin inositol. Therefore, they may need to take supplemental inositol or d-pinitol (which is similar but more effective).
Finally, make sure to have your thyroid function thoroughly assessed. Women with polycystic ovary syndrome frequently have an autoimmune thyroid disease called Hashimoto's Disease. Optimal thyroid function is necessary for conception and for a successful pregnancy. It is also essential for weight loss.
Above all, never give up! You have too much at stake. I can assure you that you will encounter bumps in the road ahead. Just pick yourself up and move on!
I know you can do this.
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