All posts by Robin Nielsen

About Robin Nielsen

Robin is an Integrative Clinical Nutritionist, Board Certified in Holistic Nutrition. She comes to Insulite Health with a passion for helping women live vibrant, passionate lives. Robin had her own struggles with health. As a teenager she suffered from digestive disorders, weight, acne and hypoglycemia. As an adult she continued to struggle with balancing blood sugar, adult acne, mood swings, weight gain, arthritic conditions in her hands and chronic inflammation. Robin understands first hand how symptoms of poor health can keep us from living the life we dreamed of.

PCOS and High Cholesterol – Get to the Root of The Problem, Improve Your Health and Eliminate Dangerous Symptoms Forever

I’m sure you want to improve your health. If you have PCOS and high cholesterol, you can show many undesirable risks that can be improved or even reversed with the right approach. Read on and find out what are the risks for PCOS and high cholesterol and how you can improve your condition for better health and longevity. Continue reading

PCOS Symptoms: Do You Have Them?

One of the leading causes of infertility, Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, or PCOS, is an all too common problem among women today. Though awareness about this condition is more heightened than ever, the variety of symptoms with which it can present are diverse enough to make getting a firm diagnosis a bit tricky at times; however, getting that diagnosis is important to living a happy, healthy life free of the dangers that PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome) causes. Continue reading

PCOS: Fight Back Against This Disease

Receiving a positive diagnosis of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) can be scary, especially if you are not fully aware of the symptoms and dangers that the condition entails. Up to this point, you have probably been through several doctor visits, many tests, and sometimes painful symptoms. The process of getting a firm diagnosis can be just as unsettling as the diagnosis itself, but do not worry, there are treatments that have been proven to help alleviate your symptoms and reduce the risk of the development of more serious health issues. Continue reading

Tired and Can’t Focus? PCOS May Be to Blame

Everyone gets into a slump at some point or another, feeling tired, irritable, and having a difficult time concentrating on tasks at hand. Between overbooked schedules and the constantly moving culture that people live in today, it is bound to happen; however, no one should feel tired all of the time if they are healthy and their body is working properly. Oftentimes, fatigue, an inability to focus, and irritability are caused by problems with the thyroid. In turn, thyroid disorders can sometimes be attributed to Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS). Continue reading

Can You Blame Your Breakouts on PCOS?

At some point in life, everyone gets a pimple or two… or many. Depending upon your skin type, your genes, the lifestyle you lead, and your personal hygiene habits, you will experience a certain amount of blemishes and breakouts. Oftentimes, people think that pimples and other skin issues are only to be expected during the tumultuous teenage years, but the truth is that these irritations can be attributed to a variety of causes, including Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, or PCOS. Continue reading

What is Primary Amenorrhea and What Does it Have to Do with PCOS?

Facing the changes of puberty can be difficult for many girls, but keeping the fact in mind that everyone’s body is different and that every person goes through this rather tumultuous stage in life at a different rate can be helpful. Despite the fact that every woman’s body changes at its own pace, there are some red flags that can be raised concerning the health of a girl going through life’s big changes. One of these is primary amenorrhea, which could very well be a symptom of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS). Continue reading

The Devastating Effects of Insulin Resistance and PCOS

Imagine having your world turned upside down by an illness that you can’t see or feel, one that settles itself in your body and can cause a variety of serious health conditions, but may be difficult to pinpoint. Insulin Resistance is such a condition, and it can cause a variety of other serious health problems, including Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS), Diabetes, pre-diabetes, and even obesity. Continue reading

High Cholesterol? If You Have PCOS, the Cause May Not be Rooted in Your Diet

High cholesterol is one of those diagnoses that people get without always understanding exactly what it means. Of course, most people are aware that it can lead to heart disease due to buildup of cholesterol in the arteries, but often times individuals may not consider the fact that this issue is due to an underlying health condition, not just to the greasy fast food and cholesterol-laden comfort food that so many people enjoy. In fact, for women, high cholesterol may be a sign of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, or PCOS. Continue reading