Exercise is so important for your overall health and well being. But, it is also crucial to managing your PCOS. Even if you don’t physically see the results, the research shows that exercise has an impact on the metabolic markers of PCOS. Find out about the other benefits of exercise for PCOS.
Living with PCOS can sometimes feel isolating. Not everyone likes to talk about their symptoms and so we often don’t know any one else with PCOS. But, finding a support network, a group of women who understand what you are going through and who cheer you on, is so important.
I jave a confession to make.I hate needles and I hate the thought of needles. As a result, acupuncture has never been on my radar. I have never considered it as an option to manage my PCOS. But, the research is actually very good that acupuncture is effective in treating a lot of the symptoms of PCOS.
Sometimes it’s hard to eat a good, healthy breakfast. I need something quick that I can eat (or drink). But the problem with a lot of smoothies is that they tend to be very high is sugar and carbohydrates. Not ideal for your insulin and therefore your PCOS. So, here’s a great PCOS friendly smoothie recipe.
More and more women are turning to holistic and alternative therapies to help them manage their health and their PCOS. It’s no surprise, then, that I have been asked about acupuncture for PCOS on a number of occasions. So, I’ve done the research and this is what I have found.
I am always on the look out for supplements that I think will be helpful for my PCOS. And I am so glad that I found Inositol. It has brilliant evidence that it helps with so many of our symptoms and I have noticed an improvement in my own PCOS since I started taking Inositol.
When I was first diagnosed with PCOS, the symptom that scared me the most was depression. There was no joy or colour in my world. And I have come to learn that depression is a common but often unspoken about symptom of PCOS. Here is what the research says and what you can do.
I’ve decided to start tracking my symptoms and share them with you. Why? As a way to motivate myself and to let you know that you are not alone in the struggles you face with your own PCOS. So, here is my January progress report – the good, the bad and the ugly.
Okay, so we’ve looked at why we might have hair where we don’t want it (hirsutism), now we need to look at what we can do about. In this article, I look at the most effective ways to manage your hair growth – from diet to supplements, there is a lot you can do.
Hair hair hair. Hair everywhere. This is one of the most frustrating symptoms of PCOS and one that many women ask me about. If we are going to deal with our hirsutism properly, we need to know what is causing it so that we know how to address it. Let’s have a look at why we struggle with hirsutism.