10 May 2023
We have a packed episode today discussing what my guest describes as, the epidemic of PCOS. Dr Nitu Bajekal is a Senior Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, Author and Board-Certified Lifestyle Medicine Physician in the UK with over 35 years of clinical experience in women’s health.
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As you can tell this episode is going to be packed with information, but you can also check out Nitu’s book, Living PCOS Freethat she co-authored of with her daughter and nutritionist, Rohini Bajekal.
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Dr Nitu Bajekal MD is a Senior Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist in the UK with over 35 years of clinical experience in women’s health. Her special interests include Lifestyle Medicine, PCOS, Endometriosis, period problems, perimenopause and menopause, precancer, complex vulval problems and medical education. She is a keyhole surgeon with experience in laparoscopic procedures including robotics.
She is the co-author of Living PCOS Free along with her daughter and nutritionist, Rohini Bajekal. Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is the most common endocrine disorder worldwide, affecting at least 1 in 10 women and people assigned female at birth (AFAB). It is the number one cause of infertility. Alarmingly, 3 in 4 of those with PCOS remain undiagnosed because of the complex nature of the condition. This practical guide shows you how to successfully manage your condition using proven lifestyle approaches alongside western medicine. Dr Nitu Bajekal breaks through misinformation, providing clarity and support to help you tackle your symptoms - from irregular periods to acne and anxiety. The book features an easy-to-follow 21-day plan for hormonal health by Nutritionist Rohini Bajekal along with plant-based recipes and illuminating case histories.
Dr Bajekal is a Fellow of the Royal College and recipient of the Indian President’s Gold medal. She is one of the first board-certified Lifestyle Medicine Physicians in the UK. She has written the women’s health module for the first UK University based plant based nutrition course.
Dr Bajekal is passionate about spreading health awareness, providing reliable medical and lifestyle information for the general public, doctors, workplaces and schools.