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.
When I was trying to conceive both of my children, I did fertility charting. I tracked my basal body temperature every morning and I found it incredibly helpful in managing my anxiety and understanding my body. I could tell when I had ovulated and therefore when I had a chance of achieving pregnancy.
There is nothing like Butternut soup to warm your belly on a cold autumn day. It is just so comforting and simply delicious. Butternut soup can often have dairy and can have a fairly high glycemic load. So, I’ve adapted my favourite butternut soup recipe to make it PCOS friendly – enjoy!
When I was first diagnosed with PCOS, there was very little information or online support out there. I knew no one else with PCOS. And I don’t want that for any other women with PCOS, especially if you have been newly diagnosed. So, if you want to connect with me or other women with PCOS, here is how to find us.
Research has shown that Omega 3 lowers testosterone levels in women with PCOS. And that is amazing news for us. The thing is that we tend to get more Omega 6 and 9 in our diets than Omega 3. So, we need to try to boost our Omega 3 intake. Here’s how.
Sometimes PCOS just plain sucks. We have good days and we have bad days. And it’s when we have those bad days that we need to dig deep and find the strength to keep fighting. To say “This far and no further!” So, if you’re having a bad day, you might want to read this.
Very often women with PCOS struggle with weight gain. But, there are also thousands of women with PCOS who are lean and even struggle to gain weight. So, we need to look at how to go about managing PCOS if you have lean PCOS. Here is why diet is still important for lean PCOS.
Being diagnosed with PCOS can be scary and overwhelming. You may not even have had very much information or support from your doctor. So, if you have revently been diagnosed with PCOS, here are some things you need to know about PCOS and what you can do about it.
One of the best things you can do for your PCOS is to change the way that you eat. You see, research has shown that diet and lifestyle changes are even more effective than medication in managing PCOS. And, eating well for your PCOS needs to become a lifestyle, not just a diet.
Vitamin D is vital on so many levels and research has shown that up to 85% of women are deficient in this all-important vitamin. And the deficiencies could present in infertility as well as depression. So, it is so important that you are taking Vitamin D. Read on to find out more.