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Managing Facial Hair with PCOS

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.

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PCOS and Hypothyroidism

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.

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PCOS Post Menopause – What to Expect

One of the questions that I am often asked is, “How does PCOS affect us as we age and reach menopause?” Our hormones change, our bodies change. And we know that we have PCOS for life so how will these changes impact on our PCOS. Well, there’s some good news and not-so-good news.

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10 Ways to Improve Your PCOS Symptoms

It is easy to get overwhlemed by the shear volume of information we have available to us. It’s like wading through a river in flood and we can swept away with the current. Well, I’ve done been through the river and come out the other side. Here are 10 things you can do to improve your PCOS.

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PCOS and Inflammation

Women with PCOS are prone to chronic inflammation as part and parcel of PCOS. It’s important to manage that inflammation. Not only can inflammation result in pain and discomfort, it can also make insulin resistance worse. Here are some ways that you can deal with inflammation.

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Beating the Brain Fog with PCOS

That afternoon slump… When you just can’t keep your eyes open… You can’t really think straight… All you want is your bed. Feeling this way is actually pretty common in women with PCOS. But, it doesn’t have to be. There are ways that you can beat the brain fog with PCOS

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PCOS Explained To Your Partner

Sometimes even the people closest to us struggle to understand PCOS and all that it means to us. One of the ladies in The PCOS Master Plan asked me how to explain PCOS to her partner. So, I wrote a letter to my husband to help him understand (and maybe you could share it with yours).

Weight loss with PCOS

Weight loss with PCOS: Why is it SO hard?

Losing weight with PCOS can feel virtually impossible, not matter how hard you try. Well, ther’s good news and bad news. Your PCOS is making it hard to lose weight. But here is the good news. There is something that you can do about it. First, you need to understand what is happening in your body.

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PCOS and Acne – What Can Be Done?

You may have thought that acne was a thing of the past. That as you left your adolescent years, your skin would clear up. Unfortunately this isn’t the case for a lot of women with PCOS. Our raging testosterone levels often wreak havoc on our skin. Here is what you need to know about PCOS and acne.

pcos and hair loss

PCOS and Hair Loss: The Basics

Hair loss with PCOS can be a frustrating and embarrasing syptom – something that women suffering with this symptom is normally very aware of. Hair loss is often as a result of high testosterone levels. Here are some things that you can do to restore your hair health if you are struggling with hair loss.