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Understanding PCOS

We recognize that PCOS continues to be very poorly understood and treated by the medical community. Unfortunately, birth control pills continue to be the primary treatment method supplemented in some cases by Metformin. For those with the syndrome who know all too well, this approach has a very small effect on the overall process. Without

Understanding PCOS2020-02-06T17:10:21+00:00

Hypothalamic Dysfunction

Hypothalamic dysfunction in women is an epidemic following what I call the “exercise revolution” that began about 1980 and the dramatic change in athletics for women in U.S. schools about that time. Women now feel ashamed if they don’t engage in some high-level sport, where just a few years prior, they were not expected to

Hypothalamic Dysfunction2020-01-16T19:02:47+00:00

Dr. Fox responds to a question regarding a documentary promoting vegetarianism.

First of all I would not change your entire metabolism based on one film.  If this film was sponsored by the vegan/vegetarian group, you can rest assured that their information and logic is biased and flawed.  There is absolutely no doubt in my mind that cancer is caused by insulin elevation and carbohydrates.  Vegan diets are

Dr. Fox responds to a question regarding a documentary promoting vegetarianism.2020-01-16T19:23:04+00:00

Excess Pregnancy Weight Gain May Increase Delivery Complications Risk, Study Suggests.

Excess Pregnancy Weight Gain May Increase Delivery Complications Risk, Study Suggests. This study looks at 20lb weight gain OVER the recommended guidelines for pregnancy and found those who did had significantly increased incidence of heart failure, severe high blood pressure among other abnormalities in pregnancy. There is no doubt that this would be the case.

Excess Pregnancy Weight Gain May Increase Delivery Complications Risk, Study Suggests.2020-01-16T19:26:31+00:00

Are the benefits of a LCHF diet the same in lean women with PCOS as they are for obese women with PCOS?

Are the benefits of a LCHF diet the same in lean women with PCOS as they are for obese women with PCOS? I know that a LCHF diet doubles the success rates for your patients--is that statistic true for both lean AND obese patients or only for your patients that are overweight? I can't find

Are the benefits of a LCHF diet the same in lean women with PCOS as they are for obese women with PCOS?2020-01-16T19:42:31+00:00

ACOG Opposes FDA Guidance Against Removal Of Uterine Fibroids With Ultrasonic Aspirators

It’s a sad state of affairs in the surgery world. I’m on my way back from the ASRM meeting, our national fertility society. There was some discussion of fibroids from various angles including radiologic uterine artery embolization, a non-surgical treatment for fibroids. The real argument with the Power Morcellator is whether the fibroid could be

ACOG Opposes FDA Guidance Against Removal Of Uterine Fibroids With Ultrasonic Aspirators2020-01-16T20:14:42+00:00