So how can seeing your Biokineticist help you manage PCOS?
If your unsure on what PCOS is please go back to my previous post to read more there and then come back here.
A Biokineticist is a Health professional and exercise specialist who improves a persons physical condition and the quality of life by means of exercise and lifestyle modification prescription.
Biokineticists are registered with the Health professionals Counsel of South Africa (HPCSA).
Exercise prescription is personalized and tailored specific to the patients needs and lifestyle. Regular exercise can decrease Insulin resistance, Body weight, Hyperandrogenaemia, Stress, Cholesterol, and Blood pressure. And it can increase Physical health, Mood, Menstrual frequency, Ovulation, Fertility and Cardio-metabolic health markers.
The types of exercise prescribed is patient specific, very dependent on symptoms and type of PCOS the patient has. A broad recommendation which is not patient specific is at least 150 mins of exercise, a combination of strength training and cardiovascular exercise.
Lifestyle modification is also highly personalized and tailored specific to patients needs. What can lifestyle modification include for PCOS patients?
Patient education, Cycle syncing, Temperature tracking, Daily Physical Activity, Strength training, Cardiovascular training, Mind-body connection exercises, Stress management techniques, Mindset practices, Nutritional guidance & Portion control, Sleep hygiene and Supplementation guidance.
It is also very important to be in consistent communication with your Biokineticist to monitor health markers, changes in symptoms and consistently track progress.
The condition can be brought under control with a holistic approach through exercise, nutrition and lifestyle modification, your Biokineticist can help you manage your PCOS and get you on the right path towards your goal, may that be to conceive, to have more energy or even just to feel fit and healthy.
Get in touch with a Biokineticist who specializes in PCOS to help you get on the right path.
Please feel free to get in touch to learn more.
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