What To Do If You’ve Been Diagnosed with PCOS

Woman diagnosed with PCOS doing research

If you’ve received a PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome) diagnosis, you might be wondering what to do next. Fortunately, there are some great ways to manage your symptoms, so you can feel as well as possible. Feeling anxious and concerned after diagnosis is common, but so is PCOS! You’re definitely not alone, and with good symptom … Read more

Why is PCOS So Hard to Diagnose?

Woman with PCOS

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is a hormonal disorder. It can cause pain, irregular periods, fertility problems, weight gain, raised testosterone levels, and insulin resistance, among other issues. Even though this is a serious medical condition that affects between five and 10 percent of women in their childbearing years, it’s often misdiagnosed or not discovered properly. … Read more

3 Symptoms of PCOS You Might Not Know About

Woman eating a sugary donut because of PCOS

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, or PCOS, can cause weight gain, ovarian cysts, irregular periods, and many other issues, including making it very difficult to become pregnant. However, there are also some symptoms of PCOS that you might not be familiar with, and that you’ll want to look out for, so you can have the right testing … Read more

PCOS and Infertility: Know The Facts

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PCOS, or Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, is a common cause of infertility. In some women the condition makes it nearly impossible to conceive children, while other women are able to get pregnant but may take much longer than what would be considered normal. The reason that it’s so difficult to have children with PCOS is that … Read more

Worst Food Items for PCOS – Foods to Avoid

worst food items for PCOS

For the 10-25% of women in America with  Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS), better understanding your condition (and how you can affect it!) can be crucial for improving your fertility. PCOS impacts the balance of reproductive hormones, which creates imbalances between the levels of testosterone and estrogen the body would normally produce.   That imbalance can … Read more