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Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)


Information about PCOS and Metabolic SyndromeWomen with Metabolic Syndrome (Syndrome X) are more prone to developing Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS), a leading cause of infertility and menstrual irregularity. Ovaries secrete abnormally high levels of testosterone and other hormones with the onset of PCOS, which is also known as Sclerocystic Ovarian Disease, Stein-Leventhal Syndrome and Polycystic Ovarian Disease (PCOD).

An estimated 5-10% of all women of childbearing age are affected by this disorder. Post-menopausal women can also suffer from Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome.

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Women with classic Metabolic Syndrome symptoms like excess weight and obesity are prone to Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome. But they do not have a monopoly on the latter condition because females of a healthy weight and even lean women are also vulnerable to PCOS.

A root cause of PCOS is Insulin Resistance. This hormonal imbalance can cause a wide variety of symptoms, ranging from menstrual irregularity, infertility and excessive facial and body hair to acne, fatigue, mood swings and male pattern baldness. Some women suffer from many of the classic symptoms of Polycystic Overian Syndrome without realising they have this latter disorder.

The bad news doesn’t end there, either. PCOS sufferers with Metabolic Syndrome are also at greater risk of developing Gestational Diabetes and have higher rates of liver, breast and colon cancer.

Only in recent years has Metabolic Syndrome undergone extensive scientific investigation. The medical community has made a dramatic change in the way it views and treats this condition after a growing body of evidence pointed to Insulin Resistance as an underlying cause of Metabolic Syndrome.

Insulin Resistance causes an imbalance of glucose and insulin levels, which impairs the vital process whereby glucose is converted into energy by passing through the cell wall via insulin.
 
The cell walls become densitized to insulin by Insulin Resistance, with the result that much glucose is denied access to the cell and, instead, free floats in the bloodstream, which takes it to the liver. Once there, the glucose is converted to fat and distributed around the body, where it can cause excess weight gain and lead to a variety of serious disorders, including PCOS, heart disease and certain forms of cancer.
 
Insulin Resistance also causes unhealthy levels of insulin in the body, which can lead to the onset of Pre- and Type 2 Diabetes, which, themselves, are increased risk factors for blindness, kidney disease and the need for amputation.

Information about PCOS and Syndrome XAt the present time, there is no single pill that will cure Metabolic Syndrome, just as there are no pharmaceutical drugs that will heal PCOS. But there are ways to address Insulin Resistance, an underlying cause of these conditions as well as PCOS symptoms. If you wish to return to optimum health, we feel you should consider a system that combines nutraceuticals (vitamins, herbs and minerals that are disease specific), a realistic exercise program, nutritional guidance, guidance on combating carbohydrate addiction and a support system that will help you change unhealthy lifestyle choices and lose weight.

Click here to read about the ground-breaking the Insulite MetaX System which is specifically designed to lower testosterone levels and reduce weight gain by reversing the symptoms of Metabolic Syndrome and PCOS. The system features numerous formulations such as InsulX, which includes ingredients like appetite-reducing vanadium.

By decreasing testosterone, you're apt to reduce ovarian cysts and help re-establish the delicate balance of your hormones, thereby enhancing the likelihood of ovulation, without which there is no chance of becoming pregnant.


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"Researchers agree that insulin resistance is central to the metabolic syndrome. When target cells are unresponsive to insulin, the pancreas responds by pouring even more insulin into the bloodstream, leading to high levels of the hormone in the blood, a condition called compensatory hyperinsulinemia. The high level of insulin in the blood forces glucose into cells but also starts the events leading to arterial damage and eventually a heart attack. Under these conditions, a person may not manifest either diabetes or heart disease but could well be on the way to either or both."
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"I wanted to let you know how much I appreciate your caring advice and guiding me towards taking control of my health. It's hard to express in words how long I have been trying to find the answers you have so easily provided for me.

I am so excited about the positive changes in my health and I can't wait to see where I am six months from now, yet alone the year. Thank you again!"
MS
  Stuarts Draft, VA
"Simply losing 5-7% of your body fat (typically 10-15 pounds) and increasing your physical activity by taking a brisk walk 4-5 times a week can reduce your risk of developing Type II Diabetes by almost 60%."
Diabetes Prevention Program study 2001, study funded by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, et al.
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"A non-pharmacologic treatment for these patients is needed, since drugs prescribed to lower blood pressure have been shown to actually worsen carbohydrate and lipid metabolism in Syndrome X patients, negating the beneficial effects of those drugs."
Duke University Study, results published in the Archives of Internal Medicine, September 2003.
Article by Dr. Sheri Colberg, Phd, FACSM
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"...approximately 90% of overweight Hispanic children with a family history for type 2 diabetes have at least one feature of the metabolic syndrome and 30% possess the metabolic syndrome.

Our results support the view that improving insulin resistance may be crucial in the prevention of both type 2 diabetes and premature cardiovascular disease in this at-risk subpopulation of Hispanic youth."
Cruz ML, Weigensberg MJ, Huang TT, Ball G, Shaibi GQ, Goran MI.,J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2004 Jan;89(1):108-13.
"To gain the most benefit from modifying multiple metabolic risk factors, the underlying insulin-resistant state must become a target of therapy."
Bogdanovic, Streten and Langlans, Beata, "Metabolic Syndrome: New Opportunities in Diagnostics and Therapeutics", DMD Publications, 2004.  
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