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Top 5 Supplements for PCOS

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If you are searching for supplements that may help with PCOS symptoms, you have come to the right place! Our team has curated the Top 5 supplements for PCOS:

Inositol

Inositol is a member of the B-vitamin family, and it influences insulin sensitivity. Studies show that supplementing with inositol can reduce androgen levels and improve insulin levels in women with PCOS. If you aren’t quite sure about taking inositol in pill form, you can get it by consuming fruits, beans, grains, and nuts!

B-Complex Vitamin

A B-complex vitamin provides a wide range of benefits. B vitamins such as folate, B6, and B12 provide optimal hormonal balance and reduce inflammation.

Fish Oil

Fish oil is a healthy way to get your daily dose of omega-3 fatty acids. Omega-3s play a powerful role in reducing inflammation. Fish oil (in pill form or from fatty fish such as Salmon, Herring, and Anchovies) also improves insulin resistance and reduces cholesterol and triglycerides in women with PCOS.

Zinc

Many Americans women do not get enough zinc in their normal diet. Plus, many women with PCOS have lower zinc levels than those without the condition. Research suggests that insulin resistance and high cholesterol may be associated with lower Zinc levels. As a result, supplementing zinc is a great option for women with PCOS. Raising zinc levels may alleviate PCOS symptoms such as hair loss and acne.

Calcium/Vitamin D

We know that calcium and vitamin D are two key components in maintaining healthy bones. However, for women with PCOS, increasing vitamin D and calcium can also improve the following PCOS symptoms: infertility, insulin resistance, inflammation, and may even reduce androgen production.

Check out our main page to read more about foods to avoid, foods to eat, and how to make easy changes as part of a healthy PCOS diet.

 

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