Metabolic Syndrome and PCOS: Integrated Treatment Approaches that Work

1. How has the USDA’s recommendation of consuming 6-11 servings of carbohydrates affected national health?

2. Explain the western physiological mechanism why women with PCOS sometimes have anovulation.

3. Which receptors are re-sensitized when patients change to a low-carb diet?

4. What different types of western treatments are available to women with PCOS? List at least three different ones.

5. Which TCM pattern afflicts patients with PCOS most commonly?