Seven Resources on an Integrative Approach to Infertility


Whole-Person Approaches to Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a poorly understood disorder with no tests to diagnose it definitively. Women commonly seek medical help because of irregular periods or androgen-excess symptoms like hirsutism, acne, and male-pattern baldness. However, for many women, they don’t find out they have PCOS until they have trouble conceiving. If left untreated, this disorder can increase the risk of type 2 diabetes, high cholesterol, and heart disease.

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) excels at addressing complex health issues and treating the root cause of illnesses because the approach is to customize therapies based on the individual. As a result, TCM has been used to treat women’s hormonal health issues, including PCOS, for thousands of years.

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