Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, known as PCOS , is one of the hormonal disorders that affects approximately 5 to 10 percent of adult women and the number is only increasing. PCOS symptom often varies between acne, irregular periods, infertility, insulin resistance and weight gain. The biggest catch 22 situation in this scenario is that one of the side affects of PCOS is weight gain but this same side affect if not kept under control further aggravates the syndrome . Therefore after a thorough check up it is imperative to start watching your weight to manage your therapeutic condition better.
Women with PCOS due to the increase in weight and general insulin resistance in the body are more prone to diseases like diabetes and heart. All these conditions can be avoided by simply following a exercise and healthy eating routine specific to this medical condition. The most common mistake made by people with this condition is that they go on fad diets or start starving themselves. All this will do nothing to the condition but only make it worse, making you more susceptible to additional nutrition deficiencies like osteoporosis etc. Here are three simple steps to lose weight with PCOS:
Step 1- Eat Right:
- Limit Carbohydrate Intake: Limit the intake of carbohydrate to 40-50 percent of the total diet per day.