Dec 6 2022
Managing PCOS while Preventing Disordered Eating with Megan Miller, RD
Women struggling with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) are often told to diet, lose weight, get on birth control, and then come back later when you want to get pregnant. This is a problem.As a woman with PCOS myself, I've found that this is the worst advice you can possibly receive.In this episode, I dive deep into PCOS and disordered eating with specialist, Megan Miller. Megan completed her Bachelor of Science in Nutrition from Western Kentucky University in 2016. She then went on to complete her dietetic internship through Morrison Healthcare, while also completing her Masters of Science in Nutrition from the University of Southern Mississippi in 2018.She is now a Health at Every Size Registered Dietitian, based out of the Indianapolis area. She specializes in disordered eating, eating disorders, and PCOS. Throughout her career as an outpatient dietitian, she has watched women struggle with failed diets, obsessive food rules, and poor body image. Her goal is to break this cycle and help women to live the life they deserve.To get on the waitlist for a support group with Megan, reach out to her at firstname.lastname@example.org.Follow her team @collab.counselingGrab your own Ovasitol supplement for PCOS symptom managementTOPICS COVERED 👇 Megan shares her thoughts on birth control for PCOS management [2:30]Symptoms of PCOS that women can identify even on birth control [5:23]Does PCOS affect specific body types? [7:41]Contributing factors to PCOS [10:40]What are we supposed to do if our doctors dismiss us? [13:38]The link between disordered eating and PCOS [14:41]Cutting out carbohydrates with PCOS [17:45]Different types of PCOS [20:23]Will being dairy and gluten-free improve symptoms? [22:23]High cortisol and PCOS symptoms [24:13]Megan’s favorite supplements to recommend to her clients [26:50]Androgen blockers [30:02]Megan’s advice for someone who is feeling lost in their PCOS management [31:05]LEARN MORE? My Signature 4-Month Program, Nourished & Free? Follow me on Instagram (you'll get to know me pretty quickly ?)? Check out my Blog for tons of helpful articles SHOW SOME LOVE⭐️ Loved this episode? Leave a 5 star rating on Apple podcasts or Spotify (thank you!) ? Share this episode with a friend (or 7 years of bad luck)? Subscribe/follow the show so you never miss an episode!