Category Archives: PCOS

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What happens if you don’t treat PCOS?

If you are dealing with a new PCOS diagnosis and you are still trying to wrap your head around why treatment is important, you will want to keep reading to find out why controlling PCOS symptoms will greatly reduce your risk of health complications now…

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Intuitive Eating and PCOS

Have you ever gone too long without eating that your stomach starts to growl and you get “hangry” (angry, grouchy or irritable because you’re hungry)? Have you ever had cravings that are so strong that they lead to eating past the point of fullness? When…

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Emotional Wellness and PCOS

The most common signs of PCOS are symptoms you can see, which include: extra hair on the face and other areas where you don’t necessarily want hair (called “hirsutism”), pimples or acne, irregular periods, extra weight, and patches of dark skin on the back of…

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Don’t be Fooled by the “Whole Grain” Game

I often talk to people about the importance of eating whole grains which includes whole wheat, brown rice, quinoa, oats, buckwheat, corn, bulger, and more. These grains are important for the health benefits that they provide through vitamins, minerals, and fiber in a way that…

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We’re Chatting Again!

We had a great summer and now we’re back to chatting about PCOS! Whether you’re new to our chat or you’re a frequent flyer, we would love for you to join us today and once a month to discuss PCOS-related stuff with specialists and other…

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PCOS and Small Frequent Meals

If you are a young woman diagnosed with PCOS, you may have heard the recommendation that you should eat “small frequent meals” instead of two or three large meals during the day. This is suggested for several reasons. One reason is that it helps to…

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7 Brilliant Ways to Remember to Take Your Pill!

Oral contraceptive pills are often prescribed for PCOS, however it can be challenging to remember to take a pill every day at the same time. The reason why it’s so important to take the Pill in such a regimented way is because it contains hormones….

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Summer Barbeques!

Summer is finally here! With the fourth of July right around the corner, what better time than now to talk about summer BBQs? BBQs are a great way to get together with your family and friends to enjoy the beautiful weather. Often, these gatherings feature…

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I Thought I Couldn’t Get Pregnant

Ovulation happens. For girls and women without PCOS, ovulation usually occurs every month. For girls diagnosed with PCOS ovulation is less predictable, but don’t be fooled by this. Young women with PCOS have a normal uterus and healthy eggs which means if they are sexually…