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Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

If you suffer from polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) then fear no more, you are not alone! Currently 12-18% of reproductive aged women in Australia share you plight, and we here at The Movement Therapy Group are here to help you. We feel your pain, we understand your problems, and we’re here to guide you along a path to improved health and wellbeing.

So PCOS, it’s not just painful irregular periods. It’s the unwanted hair growth, the mood changes, acne, and the issues with controlling weight. But did you know below the surface PCOS can also lead to high blood pressure, create issues with blood sugar regulation, and cause difficulty when trying to fall pregnant. Unfortunately if not addressed PCOS can also lead to diabetes and heart disease.

But it’s not all doom and gloom. An individually designed exercise program created by an Accredited Exercise Physiologists can help with many of the issues with PCOS. Australian GP doctors recommend exercise and a healthy diet make up a core part of PCOS management. Did you know exercise can:

  • Help improve hormone profile and improve menstrual cycle
  • Reduce hirsutism (excess hair growth)
  • Improve mood, and reduce feelings of depression and anxiety
  • Assist with weight management and prevent future weight gain
  • Reduce the risk of developing diabetes or heart disease later in life
  • Lead to better, more restful sleep
  • Improve fertility and follicle stimulating hormone levels
  • Increase self-confidence and improve body image perception
  • Help you feel sassy and strong again!

I hear you asking, what type of exercise is required to gain these benefits? A good mixture of regular aerobic and strength training is the key to optimal results. But do not fear, this does not mean endless hours in a gym.  Exercise options include walking, home based exercise or group exercise programs. Even dancing and hula-hooping count as forms of exercise! Curious to learn more? We’d love to meet you and teach you how getting sweaty can be great fun all while achieving amazing health benefits. For more information or to book a consultation with our Women's Health Exercise Physiologist Bryannah check out our online bookings or call 0417 030 608

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Our passionate team includes a Clinical Exercise Physiologist, Holistic Nutritionist and Massage Therapist. We love what we do and helping our clients get back to what they love. Call us on 0437 953 377 or 03 9010 5615 to book an appointment.

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