We know how important Omega-3′s are for our general health – excellent for our cardiovascular system, mood disorders, etc. But did you know that they are especially beneficial for us cysters? (more…)
It is my LEAST favorite word. I won’t lie — I was not raised in a house where exercise was practiced, or taught. I HATE EXERCISE !! It hurts, I don’t see any benefits, and its boring!!!! (more…)
The most common medical “treatment” for Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome is Birth Control Pills. The reason the word treatment is in quotations is because the use of Birth Control Pills for the successful treatment of PCOS is debatable. (more…)
Depression, anxiety and mood disorders are commonly found in women with PCOS. While everyone has their own explanations, one thing is clear — they’re all caused by irregular hormones.
Depression has also been associated with insulin resistance and depressed thyroid function. Disturbed LH (luteinizing hormone) levels and rhythms have been found in depressed women compared to women who are not depressed. Disturbed LH is a primary reason you don’t ovulate and is extremely common in women with PCOS. (more…)
Metformin can be effective but it has side effects. One of the side effects is that it simultaneously increases levels of homocysteine and reduces levels of two B-vitamins: folate and B12. (more…)
Inositol is a member of the B-vitamin family. It has been shown to have amazing positive affects on your fertility, and in controlling PCOS issues, including poor egg quality and insulin resistance. (more…)