I recently did a survey of PCOS Diet Support readers and found that many of them struggle to maintain the motivation to stick to a PCOS friendly way of life. I think that decision fatigue is one of the main culprits and obstacles we need to overcome to stay true to what we know about PCOS. Here is how to avoid decision fatigue with PCOS.
So often we feel alone on our PCOS and the things that we are struggling with. But the reality is that we are not alone, as you will see from Kaylee’s story. She was alone and felt out of control in her PCOS. But then she found a place to belong and relate and learned how to manage her PCOS.
Sometimes you just need something a little sweet. Something that melts in your mouth. Something to help keep the cravings at bay. I’ve got just the answer! They only need 4 ingredients, take 5 minutes to make, and BEST of all, they’re healthy and PCOS friendly. Give them a try!
Many of us, in our quest to manage PCOS, try various approaches and treatments. This article looks at the research behind the use of essential oils for PCOS, as well as offers some suggestions of which oils might help for specific symptoms. Have you tried essential oils for your PCOS?
When trying to manage our PCOS, there are some common pitfalls that many of can fall into. Avoiding these 5 mistakes can save us money, energy and a lot of heart ache in the long run and if you know how to avoid them, you’ll be better able to manage your PCOS.
It’s easy to complicate things with PCOS. It’s easy to get overwhelmed by all of the conflicting information out there and get over loaded by the sheer volume of information. It’s time to strip it back to the bare essentials. Here’s how to live simply with PCOS.
Very often when eating clean or dieting, we rule out all alcohol. But, a recent study has shown that there is a chemical in red wine that might actually help women with PCOS. Here’s a look at what you should know about red wine and why it might be a good choice when going out for a drink.
There are a lot of myths and misconceptions when it comes to PCOS. We need to know the truth so that we know what we are dealing with and how to tackle PCOS. These 5 truths may surprise you, and ultimately, better help you manage your PCOS and all of it’s symptoms.
Giving up gluten to improve your PCOS symptoms doesn’t mean that you have to sacrifice bread altogether. There are some amazing alternatives, like this PCOS friendly, gluten free and dairy free bread. It’s so easy to make and is great as a sandwich bread or toasted. Go on, give it a try!
We know that PCOS has some secondary health issues and it’s important that we stay in contact with our doctors on a regular basis. There are also a couple of things that we need to look out for. So, the next time you do seey your doctor, be sure to ask them these 5 questions…
Facial hair can be one of the most frustrating symptoms that really impacts on our self esteem. It is something that comes up time and time again in my Facebook groups and on the Facebook page. So, I’ve done the research and have some suggestions of things that we can do to manage our facial hair.
Having an irregular menstrual cycle is one very common symptom of PCOS. And it can trying to conceive very difficult and very frustrating. If we’re not ovulating regularly, our fertility is going to affected. Fortunately, there are some things that you can do to kick start your period.
It’s not uncommon for women with PCOS to feel hungry all the time, even after they have just finished a meal. And there is a reason for that. PCOS wreaks havoc on our metabolism and hunger hormones, making us feel hungrier than other women. This also makes weight loss more difficult. There are some things you can do about it, though…
There are so many different things that we could be doing for our PCOS. We could always be trying something new. The thing is, it’s easy to get overwhelmed, to get decision fatigue and we could land up doing nothing, staying just where we are in our PCOS. It might be helpful to focus on just one thing for your PCOS today.
Before I start taking any supplements for my PCOS, I like to know the research and evidence behind it. Well, the evidence in favour of Ovasitol is remarkable. I have had brilliant results with it and it is my number 1 PCOS supplement, whether you’re trying to conceive, lose weight or just better manage your PCOS symptoms.
PCOS and Hypothyroidism are often closely linked and many women with PCOS also struggle with their thyroid. It’s important to manage your thyroid health because it will be very difficult to see improvements in your PCOS symptoms if your thyroid is out-of-kilter. Find out more about thyroid health and PCOS.
It is so easy to get derailed when you are travelling or in a foreign country and you don’t have access to the foods that you would normally eat. It is still possible to eat well for your PCOS, though, and in this blog post I show you how to do just that. So, here is how you can still follow your PCOS diet while on the road.
When you are first diagnosed with PCOS, it can be scary and overwhelming and you might not know what to do or where to start. The good news is that there are some things that you can do for you and your PCOS. If you are newly-diagnosed, this article should point you in the right direction.
There are a range of different supplements available for women with PCOS. I don’t recommend them all – only those that have good evidence behind them. Magnesium is one of them. Magnesium deficiency is common in our culture and can have a huge effect on our hormones.
Sometimes you can spend hours in the gym and just not get the results that you want. And it can be SO frustrating! There are some specific reasons that your PCOS workout may not be working. Are you over training? Not doing enough high intensity exercise? Eating too clean?
Sometimes we need a little motivation to keep us going and on the right track. There are a number of ways to do this, of course, whether it be tracking your symptoms, getting support or using technology. My Fitbit is one of my favourite ways to track and manage my PCOS.