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September 6, 2023

S01 E14 – Getting Rid of PCOS Acne

S01 E14 – Getting Rid of PCOS Acne

If you’re feeling frustrated and discouraged by your relentless acne breakouts, despite all the skincare products and treatments you’ve tried, then you are not alone! You may be diligently following a strict diet, cutting out sugar and carbs, only to be met with disappointment when your skin remains stubbornly blemished.

It’s possible that what’s really happening is your PCOS-related inflammation-induced insulin resistance is driving your acne, and without addressing this underlying issue, you may continue to struggle with breakouts no matter what you do.

In this week’s episode, we discuss…

  • Inflammation-induced insulin resistance is a major contributor to PCOS development.
  • Addressing PCOS comprehensively involves focusing on blood sugar stability, gut health, liver detoxification, and adrenal health.
  • Mistakes include self-diagnosis, indiscriminate supplementation, and failure to consider the root causes of symptoms.
  • Proper testing and guidance are essential for effectively managing PCOS and related issues.
  • The birth control pill and blind supplementation can potentially worsen PCOS symptoms and hormone imbalances.
  • Gut health, hormone metabolism, and stress management are interconnected factors in managing PCOS.
  • A complete hormone panel and adrenal health assessment are vital for understanding and addressing PCOS.

Join us as we unravel the complexities of PCOS and provide insights into holistic management strategies.

Additional Resources

This is one of the biggest mistakes we see women make when they’re trying to balance their hormones… relying on a supplement unknown and not getting to the root cause.

Katie Stewart

Key Episode Moments:

  • 00:00:03 – Introduction,
  • 00:01:20 – PCOS and Acne,
  • 00:02:49 – Factors Affecting PCOS,
  • 00:04:06 – Common Mistakes in PCOS and Acne Treatment,
  • 00:07:19 – Blood Sugar Regulation,
  • 00:13:30 – Hidden Inflammation and Poor Gut Health,
  • 00:14:50 – Insulin Resistance and Excess Insulin and Glucose,
  • 00:15:54 – The Role of the Gut in Inflammation and Detoxification,
  • 00:16:40 – Inflammatory Cytokines and Androgen Production,
  • 00:25:50 – Duration of Treatment,
  • 00:26:21 – Importance of Addressing the Liver,
  • 00:27:56 – Comprehensive Approach,
  • 00:28:45 – Recommended Blood Labs,
  • 00:32:34 – Dutch Hormone Test,
  • 00:38:42 – Resistance Training and Refining Choices,
  • 00:41:00 – Addressing Oatmeal Fear and Testosterone,
  • 00:42:56 – Foundational Habits for Hormone Balance,

Listen & subscribe on your favourite platform:

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Medical Disclaimer: The information provided in these blogs and podcasts is for educational purposes only and is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Consult with a qualified healthcare provider before making any changes to your diet, medications, or lifestyle. Content is not a substitute for professional medical advice or care.

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"After a few months, my skin improved significantly."

Now my skin is completely blemish-free, I don’t even have to wear makeup. I don’t even break out around my cycle. I really owe it to Katie for her knowledge, and guidance during this clear skin journey. Thank you, Katie!!

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I feel like I didn't know why I would go through good spells before and then terrible breakouts. My energy levels and motivation have also returned. This is all so huge for me.

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