Food supplement with Wild yam (Progeplus®), which promotes regularity and counteracts menstrual cycle disorders, Fenugreek (Furocyst®), which helps metabolise carbohydrates, and Zinc, which contributes to normal fertility and reproduction.
Supplement suitable for coeliacs, vegans and vegetarians.
Fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum L.) seed d.e. titrated to 45% in furostanol saponins, bulking agents: microcrystalline cellulose, dicalcium phosphate; stabiliser: hydroxypropyl methylcellulose; zinc gluconate, Progeplus® [wild yam (Dioscorea villosa L.) tuberised root and rhizome d.e. titrated to 3.5% in diosgenin, stabilisers: beta-cyclodextrin, sucrose esters of fatty acids), anti-aggregation agents: magnesium salts of fatty acids, silicon dioxide. Gluten free.
Directions for use
1 tablet per day, to be swallowed with water, for a period of 1-3 months. The sustained-release tablet allows for single daily administration, releasing the right amount of active ingredient throughout the day.
Do not take the product during pregnancy and lactation.
Food supplements must not replace a varied and balanced diet and a healthy lifestyle that includes physical activity.
A proper nutritional diet is particularly important in case of disorders related to carbohydrate metabolism.
POLYCYSTIC OVARY SYNDROME (PCOS)
Generally, PCOS, which is the most common cause of female infertility, is characterised by the presence of enlarged ovaries with numerous cysts and three main symptoms (triad):
The triggering cause is hyperandrogenism, i.e. the excess of androgens (male hormones) due to insulin resistance, i.e. the inability of the body to metabolise carbohydrates effectively. Excess insulin in the blood causes hyperandrogenism and, consequently, a reduction in female hormones. This is because the formation of SHBG (Sex Hormone Binding Globulin) is reduced, i.e. the “globulin that binds sexual hormones” which, in women, modulates testosterone activity.
Managing polycystic ovary syndrome
To reduce the symptoms, some good daily habits in terms of diet and lifestyle in general can be very helpful: