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PCOS - Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome or PCOS, is a painful condition that effects many women in Australia.  Left untreated it can lead to an increased risk of developing serious conditions.  There are natural and effective treatments available here in Melbourne.  Book an appointment today and experience an end to discomfort.
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What is PCO/S?


PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome) is a very common endocrine disorder that is thought to affect approximately 1 in 5 women in the reproductive years.

What causes PCOS?


Because PCOS involves changes to  your bodies insulin resistance and hormonal imbalances, PCOS should be taken seriously.

 

It increases risk of

 

  • Type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • Metabolic Syndrome
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Complications during pregnancy (Gestational diabetes, Gestational hypertension)
  • Miscarriage
  • Endometrial cancer 

How can Melbourne Wellness help Treat PCOS?


As PCO/S is a complex endocrine disorder with multiple possible causes and symptoms, the treatment needs to be individualised to your specific situation. As a Naturopath, we look at your condition in a holistic way to identify the root causes.


We will work together to

 

  • Regulate hormonal imbalances
  • Reduce the risk and consequences associated with PCO/S
  • Relieve symptoms and stress
  • Reduce weight
  • Heal your gut
  • Supporting and Cleansing your liver

 

This will be done through personalised herbal medicine remedies, nutritional supplementation, meal planning and lifestyle/environmental changes.


Make an Appointment to Treat PCOS


Shiho Mafune Naturopath Blackburn Shiho Mafune is Vitalchi’s Naturopath specialising in PCOS conditions. 
For more information or to book a consultation please make an appointment online or call our friendly reception team on 03 9894 0014.