If you are left wondering when you are getting your period. It might be 28 days, it could be 38 or 68 days, you just don’t know, then it’s good to see a fully qualified healthcare practitioner. More than likely some tests will need to be conducted like an ultrasound. And then when you finally get your period, it can cause such pain and discomfort.
One condition that has long cycles is Polycystic Ovaries or Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome.
Some of the symptoms can include:
- Long Cycles
- Painful Periods
- Excess Hair
- Weight gain (but not always)
- Insulin Resistance
- Difficulty Conceiving
What does a Naturopath do for PCOS?
Your naturopath will firstly look for what may be driving imbalance. Being post – pill, stress or genetics can all come into play.
We address any dietary changes that may be needed to help keep your blood sugar levels balanced as often with poly cystic ovarian syndrome, insulin resistance may be a factor.
Herbal and Nutritional Medicine also have powerful affects on hormones and can help to rebalance them.
Some lifestyle changes may be needed to help your body readjust such as increasing “Me Time” or starting some fun movement.
We have had some great successes with helping women to reverse PCOS. Andrea herself had PCOS, but no longer has it.
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