Three Tips for a Meaningful Month–women’s health 4
Kick the cow: Ok, not literally, but at least one gynecologist found a significant association in her patients between the severity of their symptoms and the amount of dairy they consumed. Patients with the more severe concerns of cysts, tumors, infections, and other issues ate the most dairy. This could be for a number of reasons, including the hormones that are injected into the dairy cows to boost milk production. We also find that milk is associated with elevating testosterone in polycystic ovarian syndrome, causing things like irregular cycles and unwanted hair.