Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)
Weight discrimination often sees obese individuals being abused for coming up with "excuses" for being the size they are. The truth is, there are many co-morbid medical conditions and they are just as important to address as our size. Everyone deserves the best possible chance for health and understanding some of the factors that may play in to obesity is essential to acheiving that.
Please have a look at some of the resources below for more information.
Co-Existing Medical Conditions
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) fact sheet - Womenhealth.gov
New Clues For Solving the Obesity Epidemic - Sherrill Sellman (Nutricula)
Obesity May be Caused by Sleep Disorders - Diana Herst (Liberty Voice)
The Role of Your Thyroid in Metabolism and Weight Control - Jacqueline Jacques (Obesity Action Coalition)
Nutritional Deficiencies in Obesity and After Bariatric Surgery - Stavra Xanthakos
Low Micronutrient Intake may Contribute to Obesity - Stephan Guyenet (Whole Health Source)
Link between obesity and polycystic ovary syndrome may be exaggerated - Medical College of Georgia