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PCOS For Dummies

ISBN: 978-1-118-09865-3
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288 pages
August 2011
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Introduction 1

Part I: PCOS in a Nutshell 7

Chapter 1: Sensible and Straightforward Solutions for a Difficult Condition 9

Chapter 2: Knowing You Have PCOS 23

Part II: Taking Control of Your Symptoms 43

Chapter 3: Coping with Insulin Resistance and Its Effects 45

Chapter 4: The Glycemic Index and Diet 59

Chapter 5: Shedding the Extra Load 81

Chapter 6: Let’s Get Physical 107

Chapter 7: Taking Medications 127

Chapter 8: Giving Alternative Treatments a Shot 143

Chapter 9: Balancing Body, Mind, and Spirit 157

Part III: Menstrual Cycles, Fertility, and Pregnancy 173

Chapter 10: Finding Your Periods: How PCOS Affects the Menstrual Cycle 175

Chapter 11: Getting Pregnant: Infertility Treatments for PCOS 187

Chapter 12: Pregnancy Complications and PCOS 207

Part IV: The Part of Tens 221

Chapter 13: Ten PCOS Symptoms You Can Take Action On 223

Chapter 14: Ten Signs to Avoid a Diet 231

Chapter 15: Ten PCOS Superfoods 241

Chapter 16: Ten Places to Go to Get Information and Support 249

Index 255

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