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Fiona McCulloch, ND

Fiona McCulloch, ND

Fiona McCulloch, ND, founder and owner of White Lotus Integrated Medicine, is a naturopath practitioner having worked with thousands of people seeking better health over the past 15 years. She is a data junkie who specializes in evidence-based therapies for PCOS, thyroid health, autoimmunity, weight management and infertility among other unique conditions that can all benefit from a system reboot.

Dr. McCulloch is also a medical advisor for Canada’s premier fertility community and is on the medical advisory committee for the PCOS Awareness Association. As a woman with PCOS herself, she is dedicated to increasing both awareness and research of this important condition that has far reaching effects on the lives of so many women.

When she was a young girl, Dr. McCulloch would spend hours “compounding” mixtures made from plants and trees in the woods near her house. Today, Dr. McCulloch is a graduate of the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine (2001) and the University of Guelph (biological science). She is married and the mother of three boys. She can be reached on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter.

Dr. McCulloch’s new book, 8 Steps to Reverse Your PCOS, is available on Amazon and all fine booksellers.

Ways to Reverse Your PCOS

Thursday, 20 October 2016
Ways to Reverse Your PCOS

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is the most common hormonal disorder in women of reproductive age, affecting 10-15 percent of women and upward of seven million women in the U.S. alone.

The condition affects a woman’s entire body, with symptoms such as weight gain, irregular periods, infertility, acne, hair growth on the face (hirsutism), and hair loss. 

PCOS also steps-up a woman’s risks for type-2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease as she gets older.

And, it doesn’t go away after menopause. 

While there are genetic links, environmental factors like endocrine disruptors (both natural and man-made) also impact PCOS. Endocrine disruptors are everywhere; however, there are ways you can reduce your exposure to them. 

Some things you can do include avoiding plastics in your food or when cooking and being mindful of the beauty products and household cleaners you use. 

Keep reading for some steps you can take to avoid exposure.