How to Lose Weight Even If You Have PCOS: 8 Science-Backed Tips

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PCOS (polycystic ovary syndrome) is a common hormonal disorder that affects up to 20% of pre-menopausal women.

The exact cause is unknown, but an imbalance of male sex hormones (called androgens) is a big culprit.

One of the most common symptoms is weight gain. In fact, 39% of women with PCOS are overweight or obese .

Fortunately, a few lifestyle changes can help you to balance hormones and lose weight

This article looks at 8 tips for losing weight when you have PCOS.

1. Choose a Diet that Lowers Insulin