Robin Nielsen

A Surprising Link Between PCOS, Diabetes and Depression

If you are well aware of the major contributing factors of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS), then you are probably not at all surprised that it has been linked to Diabetes. Insulin Resistance, the inability of the cells of the body to allow insulin to convert glucose into energy, is a common cause that connects these […]

Do Not Be Silent About Your Struggles… Speak Up and Help Others Heal From PCOS!

More so than physically healing from the disease, coping with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) on an emotional level is a task that women with this condition must pour their hearts into. Yes, physical recovery is important, but without the strength that comes from understanding, accepting, and emotionally fighting against the illness, physical recovery may not […]

4 Ways to Boost Your Metabolism Despite PCOS

Metabolism is a borderline dirty word to people that are aging. As you age your metabolism slows down and cannot burn fat as quickly as before. For many people, this translates into weight gain, but for women with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) it can translate into a much more difficult time controlling their disease.

Is Estrogen the Only Female Sex Hormone?

Oftentimes, people associate estrogen with the female reproductive system, but the truth is that without progesterone, follicle stimulating hormone (FSH), and luteinizing hormone (LH), the female reproductive system would not be able to work properly. Women with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) experience abnormalities in their hormone levels, which can lead to issues with their body’s […]

PCOS and Hormonal Imbalance… The Grim Truth, and the Remarkable Remedy!

Do you have any idea how many hormones there are in the human body, and how many of our internal bodily functions are dictated by those hormones working in perfect harmony? To put it lightly, the hormonal system is a complex one, and any disease that disrupts it is bound to have serious consequences for […]

PCOS and Hysterectomy… Surprising Facts, and a Startling Cure!

To say that the hysterectomy is a relatively routine procedure is not to diminish the real medical issues that women who undergo this procedure must face, but it is nevertheless true: Simply put, the procedure is done all the time. In fact, roughly one in three women in the U.S. undergo a hysterectomy before reaching […]

PCOS and Laparoscopic Drilling: The Remedy, or Just Part of the Problem?

What’s the best way of treating a disease? Regardless of which disease we’re talking about, the answer is surely that which offers the greatest chance of success at the lowest risk of further damage or health complications. So obviously, an experimental and dangerous surgery is always going to be less desirable than a natural remedy […]

PCOS and the Male Sex Hormones… How Testosterone Throws Your Whole Body Off Kilter!

The name of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is perhaps just a little misleading. It is certainly true that this condition can have major effects on the ovaries—but to say that PCOS is primarily an ovarian condition is inaccurate. The truth is that this is a hormonal imbalance—and understanding this fact is integral for knowing how […]

PCOS and Ovarian Wedge Resection… Can it Really Boost Your Fertility?

There are countless symptoms and effects associated with the disease called PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome), and any women suffering from this disease would surely be justified in desiring relief from the whole lot of them. Some of these symptoms have to do with the skin—symptoms like acne and skin tags. Some have to do with […]

PCOS Surgery: Vital Treatment Option… or Last Resort?

Women who have ever had to deal with PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome) know full well that it’s a complex and, in many ways, bewildering condition. Though it’s known primarily as a cause of infertility, the sad truth about this all-too-common condition is that it can affect many different bodily systems, and lead women with the […]