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Essential Oils for PCOS

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?

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Living Simply with 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.

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Should Red Wine be a part of your PCOS Diet?

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.

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5 Surprising Truths about PCOS

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.

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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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Why PCOS makes you hungry

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…

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The ONE thing you can do for your PCOS

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.

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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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Magnesium for PCOS

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.

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Why your PCOS workout may not be working

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?

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5 Ways to make the PCOS Diet work for you

We know that the way that we eat is crucial to managing our PCOS but sometimes making changes to the way that we eat can be time consuming, espcecially with a family or in times of high stress. Here are some ways to ease the transition and make the PCOS diet work for you and your family.