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Small Dietary Changes Can Have a Big Impact for PCOS

February 5, 2024

Polycystic ovary syndrome, more commonly abbreviated to PCOS, is a common hormonal disorder causing the overproduction of androgen. This can cause irregular periods, weight gain, elevated blood sugars, and other complications. Many people dealing with PCOS also experience pain, especially during menstruation. While symptoms can feel overwhelming, there are ways to manage them, starting with some simple changes in diet. 

Pack in the Good Stuff

Data compiled by the National Library of Medicine shows significant evidence that foods high in antioxidants and fiber, as well as foods with healthy fats or foods that are plant-based can all help reduce the effects of PCOS. These foods can include: 

Whether you’re dealing with the effects of PCOS or any other medical condition, Hancock Health offers all the nutrition and dietary support you need to make good choices, manage your symptoms, and live a better, healthier life. 

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