Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)

Dietary changes are important in the management of PCOS and can significantly help reduce the symptoms and minimise potential complications. Diane Stride works with clients to determine and develop the best possible dietary plans.

The following symptoms and complications vary between individuals. If you have any of these symptoms or complications call Diane today to find out how she can help you improve your quality of life with PCOS.

For diagnosis, a woman must of 2/3 of the following:-

  • Irregular or missed periods
  • Physical signs and/or laboratory results showing higher male hormones
  • Polycystic ovaries

Symptoms of PCOS include:

  • Irregular or missed periods
  • Unwanted hair growth - on the face or central part of the body
  • Infertility
  • Acne
  • Mood changes
  • Pelvic pain
  • Sleep disorders

Potential Complications

  • Type 2 diabetes and gestational diabetes
  • High blood pressure
  • Cholesterol and lipid abnormalities
  • Metabolic syndrome
  • Cancer of the uterus

Book an appointment with Diane today if you have any of the above symptoms.