Naturopath & Holistic Doctor San Diego Dr. Gaila Mackenzie-Strawn MS,DC, CTN In 1979, I made a life changing decision. Having suffering with painful abdominal pain since the age of two,Read more
A natural carbohydrate found in fruits and vegetables called D-chiro-inositol appears to be effective for lowering insulin. In a study, six to eight weeks of therapy with this compound restored ovulation in 86% of affected women, compared with only 27% of those in the control group (New England Journal of Medicine, 4/29/99). The treatment also improved insulin, triglyceride, and testosterone levels, while lowering blood pressure. There were no apparent side effects in this study.