Insulin Resistance: The Background and the Solution

Insulin Resistance: The Background and the Solution

Insulin resistance is a key issue for women with PCOS. This is due to the interplay between high male (androgenic) hormones in a female body. The exact mechanisms are not known, but all women with PCOS need to be evaluated and treated for insulin resistance. If you...
PCOS Wellness and Digging In

PCOS Wellness and Digging In

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome aka PCOS, is a hormone disorder that affects 1 in 10 reproductive aged women. Key features of the syndrome are unpredictable periods, difficulties with fertility, unwanted hair growth on face or breasts, weight gain, and ovarian cysts. One...
Female Hormones: A Balancing Act

Female Hormones: A Balancing Act

Hormone health is an important topic that can affect everyone throughout their lifetime. Some common symptoms of hormone imbalance are irritability, acne, low libido, unwanted hair growth, unwanted weight gain (especially around the abdomen), uterine fibroids, ovarian...
Premenstrual Syndrome

Premenstrual Syndrome

You’re likely already familiar with the term, but PMS stands for premenstrual syndrome. This refers to over 200 symptoms that women may experience with their menstrual cycle. Typically, PMS starts 1-2 days before bleeding starts and resolves shortly after. If symptoms...
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