Index to Chiropractic Literature
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ID 22531
Title Resolution of infertility, healthy pregnancy and delivery in a patient previously diagnosed with polycystic ovarian syndrome [PCOS]: A case report and selective review of literature [case report]
URL https://www.vertebralsubluxationresearch.com/2017/09/10/resolution-of-infertility-healthy-pregnancy-and-delivery-in-patient-previously-diagnosed-with-polycystic-ovarian-syndrome-a-case-report-selective-review-of-literature/
Journal J Pediatr Matern & Fam Health - Chiropr. 2012 Winter;2012(1):Online access only p 26-30
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Publication Type Case Report
Abstract/Notes

Objective:  To describe the experience of a patient previously diagnosed with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) while undergoing subluxation-based chiropractic care.

Clinical Features:  A 29 year old female presented to the office following a recent diagnosis of PCOS.  The diagnosis was made by her medical doctor following a 6 month time period of being unable to conceive.  The patient had no other pain or symptomatic complaints at the time of initial presentation.

Intervention and Outcome:  Surface electromyography, rolling thermography, and heart rate variability were utilized to localize and quantify nervous system dysfunction and subluxation.  Chiropractic adjustments were delivered using Diversified technique.  The details of 4 months of care are provided.  The patient was able to conceive and deliver a healthy child during the course of care.

Conclusion:  This case study shows that chiropractic care is beneficial for improving quality of life and other health parameters by removing vertebral subluxations, possibly leading to fertility and ability to become pregnant.   More research is warranted in regards to PCOS, infertility, and chiropractic care. 

Author Keywords: subluxation, polycystic ovary syndrome, pregnancy, quality of life, thermography, surface electromyography, heart rate variability, Diversified

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