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Title: lean pcos treatment

Conquer PCOS
How can lean women have PCOS?
  • Lean PCOS women, we can see higher waist to hip
    ratio, greater intra peritoneal and visceral fat,
    and percentage of body fat in comparison with BMI
    matched non-PCOS women.
  • Also, abnormal gene expression in stem cell of
    subcutaneous abdominal fat in normoandrogen and
    ovulatory lean PCOS women display abnormal
    vacuolization and angiogenesis, which may reflect
    metabolism alter in those women
  • The new randomized controlled trial, arranged and
    regular physical exercise can ameliorate insulin
    sensitivity, hyperandrogenemia, and menstrual
    regularity in lean PCOS women 

Delayed Diagnosis Time
  • Because PCOS is associated so strongly with
    obesity, lean women with PCOS often go
    undiagnosed for years. Overweight women with PCOS
    may be diagnosed when they are still in high
    school, especially if their cycles are absent
    or very irregular. Comparatively, lean PCOS women
    may not be diagnosed until they struggle to
  • The PCOS diagnosis itself isnt the only delayed
  • Diabetes
  • Heart disease

Insulin Resistance
  • Insulin resistance is usually associated with
    obesity. However, as mentioned above, lean women
    with PCOS may be at an increased risk of
    developing insulin resistance despite not being
  • It is estimated that between 6 and 22 of
    normal-weight women with PCOS are insulin
    resistance or have hyperinsulinemia.

Emotional Health in Lean Women With PCOS
  • PCOS is associated with an increased risk of
    depression and anxiety.
  • One study found that lean women with PCOSwhen
    compared to obese women with PCOSwere more
    likely to have problems with anxiety, have lower
    resistance to stress, and have higher levels of
    the hormone ACTH, which is associated with
    increased long-term stress.
  • They also found that the more anxiety a lean
    woman with PCOS experiences, the higher levels of
    plasma ghrelin they had.
  • Ghrelin is a hormone that causes you to feel

Fertility Treatment in "Thin Cysters"
  • The most common fertility treatments used for
    women with PCOS are Clomid, letrozole, metformin,
    and, if those are not successful, injectable
    fertility drugs.
  • The most common advice given to women wanting to
    get pregnant with PCOS is lose your weight first.
  • It is true that, for women who are obese, losing
    5 to 10 percent of their current weight can help
    fertility drugs be more effective. However, this
    doesnt apply to lean PCOS women.

What Should You Do?
  • If you have PCOS and you're at a normal weight,
    what are the best things you can do for your
  • Begin resistance training.
  • Get your insulin and glucose levels tested.
  • Maintain your healthy weight.
  • Reach out for emotional support.
  • Eat a healthy diet and avoid high sugar foods.
  • Advocate for yourself when you see your doctor

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