Prevent hormonal hair loss caused by polycystic ovarian syndrome with your diet.
Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) affects between 5% and 7% of women. It is a metabolic disease with hair loss (similar to male-pattern baldness) and acne as troubling physical symptoms.
Speak with a dietitian or read about how to manage PCOS with diet. Controlling carbohydrate and sugar intake and eating low-glycemic index carbs, combined with aerobic exercise and strength training can improve the metabolic aspect of the disease.
Your doctor may have additional treatments to control the excess of androgens associated the hair-loss aspect of PCOS.
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