This presentation will contain a review of this complex endocrinological disorder including etiology, physiology, clinical presentations, diagnostic evaluation, and risk factor assessment. Also included will be a brief overview of non-botanical interventions, though the focus will be on the plant medicines for addressing the underlying causes of PCOS, as well as symptom management. This lecture will highlight botanical therapies that affect ovulation, positively impact androgenic effects, and that address insulin sensitivity.
Plants to be included: Black cohosh, Green tea, Chaste tree, Bitter melon, Licorice root, Spearmint, Saw palmetto, Nettle root.
Webinar: Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome and the Role of Botanical Medicine
Download webinar Recorded on June 11, 2014. Presented by Dr. Tori Hudson, ND.