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Diagnosed with PCOS? Here's how walking regularly can help

Published on Apr 19, 2024 06:30 PM IST
  • From boosting heart health to improving insulin resistance, here are a few ways by which walking can help in reducing PCOS symptoms.
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PCOS is a condition where the ovaries produce an abnormal amount of Androgen leading to cyst formation in the ovaries. Menstrual irregularity, obesity, acne formation, weight gain and mood swings are some of the common symptoms of PCOS. However, having a healthy lifestyle, a healthy diet and exercising regularly can help in keeping PCOS symptoms under control. Walking is a low-impact workout routine, but it can help in combating PCOS effectively.(Pixabay) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Apr 19, 2024 06:30 PM IST

PCOS is a condition where the ovaries produce an abnormal amount of Androgen leading to cyst formation in the ovaries. Menstrual irregularity, obesity, acne formation, weight gain and mood swings are some of the common symptoms of PCOS. However, having a healthy lifestyle, a healthy diet and exercising regularly can help in keeping PCOS symptoms under control. Walking is a low-impact workout routine, but it can help in combating PCOS effectively.(Pixabay)

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"Moving your body is one of the most important things you can do to decrease your PCOS symptoms and health risks. The ideal program contains a cardio and strength training component (and yoga is great too) But everyday steps are just as important," wrote Dietitian Martha McKittrick. (Freepik) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Apr 19, 2024 06:30 PM IST

"Moving your body is one of the most important things you can do to decrease your PCOS symptoms and health risks. The ideal program contains a cardio and strength training component (and yoga is great too) But everyday steps are just as important," wrote Dietitian Martha McKittrick. (Freepik)

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Walking after meals helps in lowering blood sugar level of the body and also has less impact and stress on the joints. (Shutterstock) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Apr 19, 2024 06:30 PM IST

Walking after meals helps in lowering blood sugar level of the body and also has less impact and stress on the joints. (Shutterstock)

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Insulin resistance with PCOS can lead to worsening of symptoms. Walking helps in improving insulin resistance and lowering Androgen production. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Apr 19, 2024 06:30 PM IST

Insulin resistance with PCOS can lead to worsening of symptoms. Walking helps in improving insulin resistance and lowering Androgen production. (Unsplash)

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Walking helps in burning calories, thereby boosting weight loss. It also helps in improving the overall bone strength of the body. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Apr 19, 2024 06:30 PM IST

Walking helps in burning calories, thereby boosting weight loss. It also helps in improving the overall bone strength of the body. (Unsplash)

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Walking outdoors has a positive impact on the mood. It also helps in raising HDL Cholesterol level in the body and boosting heart health.  expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Apr 19, 2024 06:30 PM IST

Walking outdoors has a positive impact on the mood. It also helps in raising HDL Cholesterol level in the body and boosting heart health. 

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