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How to Get Pregnant with PCOS

by Hajar
(Krubong, Melaka, Malaysia)

My weight has been increasing rapidly after married … from 59 kg to 70 kg within 9 month..my doctor told me to lose my weight but it seems too hard to manage my weight because I have PCOS..even I always eat only 1 bowl of rice per day and eat lots of vegetables.


Can you help me?

Answer:

Hi Hajar,

With polycystic ovarian syndrome, diet is very important especially when it comes to choosing food with low glycemic index.

Certain carbohydrates are capable of increasing blood sugar quite dramatically after you eat them, which in turn increase insulin levels.

The degree to which carbohydrates increase blood sugar levels within 3 hours after a meal is called glycemic index. This has been measured in different foods.

It is important to understand that
Rice can have high glycemic index if eaten on its own. It is best to combine it with fiber, healthy fats or protein. This will cause a less drastic blood sugar increase. I would consider never to eat rice alone.

Healthy oils are flax seed oil, olive oil and coconut butter.

I would recommend having rice with protein, because rice alone may increase your blood glucose.

Think about chickpeas, lentils and other legumes as well as vegetables.

Make sure you are consuming the correct amount of calories every day. If you do not and are eating less, you will put your metabolism into starvation mode, which will hold on to fat and make it hard for you to lose weight.

Try to eat small meals frequently and have a little bit of protein with every meal.

Exercise is also very important, but do not over do it!

Consider having a 30 minute walk every day, especially in the evening if you can. Consider doing fertility yoga to help you relax and to support your endocrine system.

Herbal remedies can also really help maintain a good hormonal balance within your body. I would recommend taking Maca with your meals.

Supplementing your diet with Maca significantly improved glucose tolerance by lowering glucose levels in the blood.

Studies have shown how Maca also increases stamina because it supports the adrenal glands. This will give you more energy to follow a good exercise program.

I hope this helps you get started.

Many Blessings!

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Pcos and fibroid
by: Unee

I am 41 and I have been TTC for over one year. I am not taking any natural remedies and I have never taken Clomid. I use a Ovulation Predictor Kit (OPK). What do I need to do now that am TTC with PCOS and fibroid?

Answer

Hi Unee,

PCOS and fibroids are known to lower fertility. PCOS affects your ability to ovulate, while fibroids may affect implantation and pregnancy. It is possible to conceive with PCOS provided that you do ovulate. If you have a small fibroid (depending on where it is located), you might be able to conceive.

Talk to your doctor and ask to explain how large the fibroid is and where it is located in your uterus. Large fibroids do impair pregnancy and most women chose to shrink them with natural methods or have them removed surgically. Each woman has to make her own decision in partnership with her doctor.

If you choose to follow a naturally approach before resorting to more invasive procedure, you may want to learn more about the UterineWise Kit. This kit helps reduce the occurrence of occasional growths within the uterus naturally by stimulating the body inner healing processes.

Many studies are now shown how excess bad estrogens in the body due to pollutant in our environment seem to be responsible in stimulating fibroids to grow in size. The herbs in this kit promotes the breakdown and removal of excess estrogen from the body.

You can find more info here.

Your next step would be to help your body reach hormonal balance to support ovulation. Women with PCOS do have the ability to ovulate, but they may not ovulate each month. If this is your case, you can do a lot to improve your ovulatory patters.

A natural approach can help women with PCOS who want to get pregnant naturally. Here is how...


Your diet is also very important when dealing with PCOS, especially if you suffer from insulin resistance PCOS. This article will give you useful guidelines on how to improve your diet.


I hope this helps you learn more and have a positive outcome.



Many Blessings!

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