Tag Archives: PCOS

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The PCOS Exam: What To Expect

For those of you who might be wondering if you have polycystic ovary syndrome, I’d like to demystify the PCOS medical evaluation. If you’ve taken our online PCOS quiz and got the message, “It is possible that you could have PCOS. You should make and…

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Is Eating Breakfast Really That Important?

Many of the teens I work with tell me they skip breakfast… and I hear lots of reason why they aren't eating breakfast. "I’m not hungry in the morning""I don't have time for breakfast""When I eat breakfast, I am hungry""I don't eat breakfast because I…

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A PCOS-Friendly Summer

Happy summer from the Center for Young Women’s Health! For most people, summer means a break from over-scheduled days and more free time for graduation parties, barbeques, and hanging out with friends. Summer can make some parts of managing PCOS a little easier, but can other…

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Learning about PCOS

On February 2nd, 2010, I walked into my first day of my internship at the Center for Young Women’s Health (CYWH), having little knowledge of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome. I was shocked when I found out that PCOS affects 1 in 10 women, and I was eager…

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Unwanted Hair & PCOS

Hair: You can color it, curl it, straighten it, braid it, cut it, etc. but what about “unwanted hair”? You know – the hair above your upper lip, chin, neck, toes, belly, or even your back. If you are a young woman with PCOS, you can…