PCOS, Excess Testosterone & Women

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PCOS, Excess Testosterone & Women


In this episode, Dr. Stephanie Estima demystifies the Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS), including its causes and symptoms. Tune in to delve into all things testosterone and discover how the excess of it affects women. Dr. Stephanie will explain the role of genetics, stress, insulin, how to test properly for accurate results, and potentially even reverse PCOS.

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Episode Overview: 

  • 4:30 Introduction
  • 6:20 Luteinizing Hormone
  • 6:50 PCOS and Ovulation 
  • 8:50 Cysts 
  • 10:02 Symptoms of PCOS
  • 15:31 Testosterone In Women 
  • 17:39 What Causes Extra Testosterone
  • 19:30 Testing and Sexual Binding Globulin 
  • 29:12 Teenagers with PCOS 
  • 32:53 Genetics
  • 33:56 How To Reverse PCOS
  • 36:45 Muscle Mass & Resistance Training
  • 39:30 Stress

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