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Baldness Linked to Heart Disease? Polycystic ovary Sydrome – Heart Disease

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Baldness = Heart disease?  On the news this morning I heard about a new study regarding baldness and heart disease.   I was fascinated!  I found the study at http://news.harvard.edu/gazette/2000/01.27/bald.html  The type of baldness, whether it’s crown baldness or a receding hair line shows the difference in the correlation of heart disease and baldness.  Crown baldness with either high blood pressure or high cholesterol triples ones risk of heart disease, virus those without any baldness and high cholesterol and high blood pressure.

This paragraph stood out for me as I work with many women with polycystic ovary syndrome.

” Alternatively, the link could be inherited. Recent findings, the study report points out, suggest similarities between male pattern baldness and polycystic ovary syndrome, a condition in some women that is likely to increase the risk of hardening of arteries, of high levels of blood fats, and of low levels of good cholesterol. Brothers of such women have an increased likelihood of male pattern baldness.

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Polycystic Ovary Syndrome & Type 2 Diabetes, Treatment

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Do you or anyone you know have PCOS, otherwise known as Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome? Or do you have or know anyone who has Type 2 diabetes? You maybe surprised to learn that the treatments for both diseases are remarkably similar. Both can be managed with lifestyle changes. Both have the similar drug treatments recommended. If you or someone you know has this drugs aren’t necessary, if they make significant changes in their lifestyles through diet and exercise.

Getting 5 days of exercise for a minimum of 30 minutes is very important. The exercise needs to raise your heart rate to get maximum benefit. Walking, biking, running, swimming, dancing, single’s tennis, rowing, kayaking are some of the vigorous exercises that will help with changing your conditions.

The diet part is the other big piece of the picture. Eating a balance of lean protein (fish, soy, eggs, or egg whites, low fat diary products, white meat chicken & turkey, bison, or very lean cuts of beef) (approximately palm size and thickness), low glycemic, high fiber carbohydrates, and some monounsaturated fats at each meal will help change your conditions. Staying away from sugar and sweetened drinks will help you reach your health goals.

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