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Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)

website PCOS general Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a hormonal disorder that affects as many as 5-7 million women of reproductive age in the US alone. This is 10% of all reproductive-aged women! Over half of these remain undiagnosed. 

 

Diagnosis

If you think you may have PCOS, the first step is to get an accurate diagnosis. Not all doctors are equipped to make this diagnosis, so it can be valuable to work with a specialist.

 

Root Cause(s)

Once you have a clear diagnosis, it will be beneficial to find your root cause. For many women with PCOS the root cause may be any combination of the following issues

  • insulin resistance
  • thyroid
  • adrenals
  • inflammation 

 

Addressing Symptoms through BALANCED

When you understand what is driving your PCOS, you can begin to address your symptoms in a research-based way. You often can do this through natural means, but it is important to have a plan. As you make the right lifestyle changes for your body, the underlying cause(s) will be targeted, and many of your symptoms will become manageable and may even disappear altogether. 

If you want someone to walk with you on your journey to health and lead you in research-based changes, consider signing up for our FREE online PCOS webinar available for you today.  If you like want you hear you will be invited to BALANCED, a six-month online program developed just for women with PCOS. Through BALANCED you will figure out the root cause of your PCOS and learn the most effective lifestyle changes to see results.

 

You can live the life you love!

Dr. Jamie


The Gentle Practice of Treating Preconception, Prenatal, and Postpartum Patients.

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Whether you are struggling with fertility, already pregnant, or a new mom, you deserve gentle compassionate chiropractic care. Treating women who want to conceive and have a healthy pregnancy is a huge passion of mine. 

Preconception, prenatal, and postpartum patients will benefit from a holistic approach to health. Some of the methods we include with you in mind are the Schaefer protocol and Webster Techniques. 

In addition, many of our wellness programs can have a huge impact on your body during this special season of life.

  • The Schaefer Protocol
  • The Webster Technique
  • Chiropractic Adjustments
  • Active Release Technique (ART)
  • 7-weeks of Real Food
  • BALANCED

You will truly be empowered through research-based information on healthy living and natural healing methods!

 

What is the Schaefer Protocol?

One out of eight couples struggle with infertility. If this is you, the Schaefer Protocol can help. It focuses on 8 essentials of a healthy couple. While it is valuable for everyone, it is especially beneficial for those trying to conceive and have a healthy pregnancy. And, yes, this is important for dad too!

Chiropractic adjustments, nutrition, hydration, ideal movement, mindfulness, stress management, healthy sleep, glyconutrients, and supplementation are all part of the protocol. 

When you support your body through the Schaefer protocol you are able to remove any barriers to your health and give your body what it needs to flourish. A well supported healthy body is the foundation of a healthy pregnancy.

 

What is the Webster Technique?

Just over 30% of all births in the U.S. were by c-section. Many of these were due to the position of the baby, abnormalities of the pelvis, or lack of strong enough coordinated uterine forces.

The Webster Technique is a specific assessment and chiropractic adjustment to be used on pregnant women throughout pregnancy. It addresses many of these issues and prepares women for a safer and easier birth. 

While it was created with the pregnant patient in mind, this technique is meant to balance the bony and ligamentous structures of the pelvis and sacrum, and thus can be used on anyone with a spine and pelvis! It is a great adjustment for those trying to conceive. 

Ideally these adjustments would begin as soon as pregnancy starts, or even during the preconception period! However, it is never too late to begin. You will still benefit from these assessments and adjustments at any time in your pregnancy.

 

Chiropractic Care & Active Release Technique (ART)

It’s not normal to have pain or muscle tension throughout your pregnancy. Chiropractic adjustments along with Active Release Techniques (ART) can address the pain and be a huge part of your healing. 

Even if you are not in pain, chiropractic care supports healthy nervous system function. Since your nervous system allows your brain to communicate with the rest of your body, including all of your organs, it is crucial during preconception, prenatal, and postpartum.

As your body comes into alignment, your nervous system is able to function more effectively. This opens up the pathways for optimal communication in your body. Chiropractic is a valuable part of your preconception, prenatal, and postnatal treatment.

 

7-Weeks of Real Food

The standard American diet leaves us undernourished, but there is a lot of contradicting information about what constitutes a healthy diet. In 7-Weeks of Real Food, you will learn how to eat real food to give your body (and baby) what they need.

Proper nutrition has a huge impact on health and balanced hormones, which is beneficial to every stage of your life. Sometimes it is hard to know what is best, so this program will lead you each step of the way.

You will learn which changes to make, how to make them, and why they are important for your health! Through this online self-paced course, you will develop the tools and strategies necessary to prepare healthy food throughout your pregnancy (and for a lifetime)! 

 

BALANCED

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is one of the leading causes of infertility in women, but half the women that have it don’t know they do. If you are in the preconception stage and struggling to get pregnant this may be an issue for you.

BALANCED is a 6-month online program designed specifically for women with PCOS to get to the root of their symptoms and address them naturally. This research-based approach keeps you from having to wade through the confusing messages.

You don’t need to jump right to expensive fertility treatments. Lifestyle changes may be sufficient to address your PCOS symptoms naturally, bring your hormones into balance, and prepare your body for conception! 

 

Every woman’s body is unique, so every treatment plan will look different. With all these options, let’s work together to come up with a plan to give your body what it needs to thrive!

Dr. Jamie


 

DuPage Family Wellness Services

Chiropractors have been thoroughly trained in the diagnosis of a multitude of health conditions ranging from common to severe.  Dr. Tripp Thomure will look at your whole body, and try to get to the root cause the problem.  Patients should feel comfortable with the fact that, not only is Dr. Tripp Thomure is skilled in treating a wide range of health conditions, she is also skilled in recognizing problems that may require the attention of other medical professionals.

Services of Dupage Family Wellness include:

Active Release Techniques

Active Release Techniques (ART)

Relieving your pain and increasing your range of motion. Read More
Sports Rehab and Chiropractic Care

Sports Rehab and Chiropractic Care

Helping you perform and live life at your best. Read More
Nutrition for the Whold Family

Nutrition Classes

Teaching you to improve your health by nourishing your body. Read More
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We treat the whole body!

Any part of the body can have pain, strains, sprains,  or weakness. Call today so we can help you live the life you love.