What you'll learn:
This lecture provides an in-depth exploration of the role of herbal and nutritional interventions in the management of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS). We'll discuss the relationship between PCOS and metabolic and nervous system dysfunction, inflammation, and the impact on serum antioxidants and glycemic biomarkers. We'll also explore the evidence relating to herbal interventions, dietary patterns that may be helpful for clients experiencing PCOS, and nutritional supplements to consider in this population, particularly inositol. We will briefly cover the impact of probiotics and synbiotics, the role of metformin, and the effects of specific herbs on androgen levels. You'll understand the potential of nutritional strategies in PCOS and how lifestyle changes can influence health outcomes.
A recording will be available to everyone who registers, so please sign up even if you can't attend live.
By the end of the session, you'll be able to:
Explain the relationship between PCOS and metabolic/nervous system dsyfunction
Discuss the role of herbs, diet, nutritional supplements, probiotics, and synbiotics in the management of PCOS, and their potential impact on hormonal and inflammatory indices.
Appreciate the significance of lifestyle modifications in improving health outcomes for those with PCOS.
Identify the mechanisms, common side effects and expected outcomes associated with using metformin and other medications commonly recommended to clients with PCOS