PCOS Nutritionist London, Mayfair & Online
What is PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome)?
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is an endocrine disturbance, caused by increased levels of testosterone, oestrogen, and luteinizing hormone (LH) and decreased secretion of follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH). Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) affects about 5-15% of women of reproductive age. The syndrome affects premenopausal women and the age of onset is most often perimenarchal (before bone age reaches 16 years). In lean women with a genetic predisposition to PCOS, the syndrome may be unmasked when they subsequently gain weight.
Based on studies conducted in the UK, around one in twelve females have PCOS. NHS lists the three main features of the PCOS stating that at least two of the following must be met to give a diagnosis:
- Irregular or infrequent periods – indication that ovaries do not regularly release eggs (ovulate)
- Blood tests show high levels of ‘male hormones’ androgens, such as testosterone
- Scan shows polycystic ovaries
How can a Nutritionist help with PCOS?
Working with a Nutritionist
Working with a Nutritionist can be a game-changer if you suffer from PCOS and struggling to lose weight. If you’re struggling to lose weight despite your best efforts, it may be time to seek professional help. You can get help from your Nutritionist in developing a personalised nutrition plan, identifying nutrient deficiencies, and help you in addressing any other underlying medical issues that might be negatively impacting your attempts to lose weight.
Your Nutritionist can work with you to develop a personalised nutrition plan that is catered to your unique needs and goals. The Nutritionist can also offer recommendations on the best supplements to take and lifestyle choices that can affect your weight, like getting enough sleep and managing your stress.
Online consultation with a Nutritionist is available for clients who live outside the London area or who are unable to come to my office in Mayfair, Central London. You can enjoy the online consultation from the comfort of your home or office and you will be given the same level of personal attention and care that you would experience coming to see me in my Mayfair office.
My approach to dealing with PCOS
What my clients say about me
I had been looking for someone who specialised in PCOS nutrition and came across Milena’s details. She was able to see me very quickly and took a great deal of time and attention into understanding my symptoms, lifestyle, current nutrition and main concerns that I wanted addressed. I really felt she listened and understood what I wanted out of the consultation which was comforting and reassuring. Since then, Milena has created a nutrition plan with recipes, shopping lists and a supplements plan specific to my needs plus what tests I need to undertake, which has saved me so much time and really got to the crux of the issue. I have also found the dashboard where all my information is helpful as I am able to track my progress and use it whilst I’m out and about. Milena’s approach is professional, warm and thorough and I would advise anyone who is overwhelmed with information and not sure where to turn to go direct to her for help and advice. I’m looking forward to seeing my progress and feeling confident it will work!