What is PCOS?

Do you want a natural and effective solution for Polycystic Ovaries Syndrome - PCOS?

How do I know if I have polycystic ovaries?

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a complex condition that can manifest in various ways, including ovarian cysts, irregular menstrual cycles, excessive hair growth, hormonal acne, missed periods, and fertility problems.

It is caused by an imbalance of hormones, particularly an excess of male hormones called androgens. While androgens are present in both men and women, women with PCOS have higher levels than usual. This hormonal imbalance can disrupt the normal functioning of the ovaries, which can lead to a variety of problems.

Many women experience PCOS symptoms but, due to the lack of awareness and the stigma surrounding women's health issues, these symptoms often go unnoticed or dismissed as normal. This can hinder early detection and proper diagnosis.

A thorough gynecological or endocrine evaluation, including hormonal testing and ultrasound, is crucial to identify PCOS and its underlying causes. Each woman's experience with PCOS is unique, and not all individuals will develop ovarian cysts. Remember, PCOS is not a structural abnormality; it's a functional hormonal and metabolic disorder.

Polycystic ovary syndrome or PCOS is caused by hormonal imbalance*.

*Azziz R. (2018). Polycystic Ovary Syndrome. Obstetrics and gynecology ,  132 (2), 321–336. https://doi.org/10.1097/AOG.0000000000002698 

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Understanding PCOS Diagnosis After Hormonal Contraceptives

It's possible to be diagnosed with PCOS after discontinuing hormonal contraceptives, as these can mask symptoms and suppress ovarian function. The underlying hormonal imbalance may have been present before using contraceptives, but once the medication is stopped, the imbalance becomes more pronounced, leading to the diagnosis of PCOS.

Addressing the Root Cause of PCOS

Hormonal contraceptives may temporarily mask the symptoms of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), but they do not address the underlying hormonal imbalance that characterizes the condition. Long-term use of contraceptives can exacerbate this imbalance and increase the risk of associated health problems, such as diabetes, chronic fatigue, and thyroid disorders.

For effective management of PCOS, it's essential to seek a comprehensive approach that addresses hormonal imbalances and lifestyle factors. This may include nutritional adjustments, stress management, regular exercise, and herbal support. By focusing on the root causes, you can work towards restoring balance and achieving optimal health.

Hormonal imbalances can manifest in various ways for each woman, and experiencing irregular menstruation, period acne, or having a polycystic ovary can provide valuable clues about a potential hormonal imbalance. By understanding our bodies and nurturing them with care, we can uncover the root causes and find effective solutions for PCOS.

Balance your Hormones Naturally with GINEVÍTEX®

Get your hormones back in balance and feel how you turn into yourself again

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Taking care of our menstrual cycle is essential for our health

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I want to share with you the natural remedy that can help you with polycystic ovaries - PCOS: GINEVÍTEX®

Ginevítex® is a liquid extract, a traditional and natural tincture of the Mediterranean plant Vítex agnus castus, also called Chasteberry, which acts as a hormonal regulator. Its regulating action makes it one of the best plants for polycystic ovaries.

The exclusive formula with Vitex Agnus Castus harnesses the power of various plant components – fruits, leaves, and floral essence – harvested at distinct times of the year to optimize your overall well-being.

Is Ginevítex® a natural and effective solution for polycystic ovaries?

If you are wondering how to cure polycystic ovaries naturally, Ginevítex® is the answer. PCOS is a syndrome of ovarian dysfunction: the functionality of the ovaries is altered by a hormonal imbalance.

Vitex AC, the key ingredient in Ginevítex®, acts as a natural hormonal regulator, specifically targeting the hormonal imbalances that contribute to polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). It effectively addresses the excessive levels of androgens, also known as testosterone or male sex hormones, often caused by insulin resistance.

Vitex Agnus Castus medicinal plant

Vitex Agnus Cactus's mechanism of action is multifaceted, influencing multiple aspects of hormone regulation. It helps regulate the production of luteinizing hormone (LH), a crucial hormone in regulating ovulation and menstruation. Additionally, it promotes the production of follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH), which stimulates the growth and development of ovarian follicles.

Furthermore, Vitex AC modulates the production of prolactin, a hormone involved in regulating breast milk production and ovulation. By balancing prolactin levels, Vitex AC contributes to restoring regular menstrual cycles and ovulation.

In addition to its hormonal regulating properties, Vitex AC also exerts anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects, further supporting overall health and well-being.

Ginevítex®, with its unique formula containing Vitex AC, offers a natural and effective approach to managing PCOS symptoms and promoting overall hormonal balance.

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Are you still uncertain about Ginevítex®?

Let me clear some of your doubts:

  • Ginevítex® acts as a natural medicine to eliminate polycystic ovaries, since it acts by improving hormonal imbalances, the main cause of polycystic ovaries.

  • When taking Ginevítex® for the first time, start with the recommended daily dosage of 1 ml (40 drops). Over time your system will regulate and you will be able to adapt a smaller amount, always listen to your body.

  • With Ginevítex® and self-care it is possible to progressively change habits that improve the functioning of our body because they are related, such as diet and polycystic ovaries.
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With respect for our body, cycles, and nature, polycystic ovaries are addressed in naturopathy.

Vitex agnus-castus, commonly known as Vitex or Chasteberry, is a highly regarded and recommended herb for managing polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). Numerous studies have investigated its effects on hormonal regulation and symptom relief in PCOS.

One study confirmed that Vitex agnus-castus effectively reduces prolactin levels, regulates excess estrogen, improves irregular cycles, and increases fertility. Due to the close relationship between polycystic ovaries and fertility, another study involving 67 women with PCOS showed significant improvements in progesterone levels and increased ovulation rates. Out of these 67 women, 38 successfully conceived while managing their PCOS.

If you're seeking effective ways to manage polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), it's time to embrace natural remedies and empower your body's healing abilities.

Interesting facts about Polycystic ovaries syndrome

  • PCOS was first described in 1935.
  • In 1980, the correlation between hyperandrogenism and excess insulin was discovered.
  • 70% of women do not know they have PCOS.
  • More than 50% of women with PCOS have insulin resistance.
  • More than half of women with PCOS suffer from chronic anovulation (lack of ovulation).
  • 70% of women with PCOS have hirsutism (hair appearing in places that are not usual for women).
  • Women are the only reproductive mammals throughout the year.
  • In 1958, the hormones of the menstrual cycle began to be studied.
PCOS is suffered by:
  • 1 in 3 women of childbearing age.
  • 75% of patients with irregular cycles.
  • 73% of infertility cases are due to anovulation.
  • 85% of women with hirsutism (excessive hair growth)
  • 45% of spontaneous abortions in the first trimester of pregnancy.

Additional food supplements that may help you manage polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) include:

  • Calcium, vitamin D3, and vitamin K: These nutrients can help improve androgen levels and reduce oxidative stress.

  • Folic acid: Folic acid supplements have been shown to have beneficial effects on inflammatory factors and oxidative stress in PCOS.

  • Alpha lipoic acid: This antioxidant helps control blood sugar levels.

  • Turmeric: This spice is rich in curcumin, an anti-inflammatory and antioxidant compound that can help reduce insulin resistance. It's best to consume turmeric with fat or black pepper, which contains piperine, to enhance its bioavailability.

  • Cinnamon: Cinnamon has a powerful anti-inflammatory effect and has been shown to significantly reduce insulin levels and insulin resistance in women with PCOS.

  • Stevia: This plant has antidiabetic properties that may help manage blood sugar levels in PCOS.

  • Vitamin E and omega-3 fatty acids: These nutrients can improve the lipid profile and reduce oxidative stress in PCOS.

  • Magnesium, zinc, and chromium picolinate: These supplements can help improve oxidative stress in PCOS due to their antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects.

  • Selenium: Selenium supplementation has been shown to have beneficial effects on insulin metabolism parameters, triglycerides, and very low-density lipoprotein (VLDL) levels in PCOS.

Sources: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/25524718/



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