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Lifestyle medicine a must in PCOS!

Pregnancy is a precious time and protected window for creation of Life, where not only genetics but epigenetics is being unfolded. Polycystic ovarian syndrome is a common metabolic dysfunction that will commonly affect pregnancy and increases the risk of pre-eclampsia.

Energy is the foundation of how we build our bodies. Nutrition and lifestyle is how we charge our energy battery! Our lived environment in our bodies provides these epigenetic signals for building life. No where else is this more visible than in pregnancy of course. Epigenetics dictate outcomes of all cellular processes, affecting out neurological, immune, hormonal and psycho-physiological development and function. That's everything! This recently published paper focuses on the importance of lifestyle and nutrition management in women with PCOS in pregnancy, to lower the risk and to screen for the risks of pre-eclampsia which may threaten the pregnancy.