Robin Nielsen

Is Gaining the Support of Your Partner Possible With PCOS?

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is a disease that can prove devastating. Though going through the illness on your own is certainly difficult, going through it with a partner who just does not understand the condition or support your efforts to control it can be much worse. The stress that any health condition puts on a […]

5 Signs Your Daughter Might Have PCOS

Millions of women suffer from PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome); in fact, doctors estimate that anywhere from ten to thirty percent of women of childbearing age have the disorder, making it the most prevalent of all women’s hormonal disorders. But what is truly disturbing to many women and to mothers in particular is that this insidious […]

Will a Gluten-Free Diet Eliminate your Ovarian Cysts? The Answer is Surprising!

Going on a gluten-free diet is increasingly common in our culture. It probably isn’t fair to call it a trend, because for many, it’s really not a matter of choice; various food-related health conditions may leave one with no choice but to adopt a gluten-free diet. For a minority, though, it’s an option that simply […]

Inositol and PCOS: Is This the Cure You’ve Been Waiting For?

The concept of the “miracle drug” is a familiar one to sufferers of any long-term medical condition. Rumors and theories circulate about a pill that can make all the symptoms go away, beat the disease altogether, or go a long way toward making it more manageable. Sometimes such a pill even makes it to market, […]

Leptin Resistance and PCOS: Could You be at Risk?

Do you ever wonder what it is that controls things like your level of hunger, the extent of your appetite, and your body’s use of energy? The answer is hormones—and one hormone in particular. A hormone called leptin is said by many scientists to be one of the most important regulators of appetite and energy […]

Can Melatonin Help with PCOS? Get the Facts!

Go to any local drugstore or pharmacy and browse the vitamins aisle, and before long you’re sure to notice a product called Melatonin. Some will likely regard this as just another vitamin supplement, the province of “health nuts” and naturalists. Others will recognize it as a product often recommended as a safe, healthy, and natural […]

PCOS and Vegetarians: Four Essential Nutrition Tips

Are you a woman suffering from the condition known as Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)? If so, you may know already that the condition is reversible – only if you are willing to undertake certain healthier lifestyle modifications. This means changing what you eat and even altering some of your regular activities.

Is Fruit Juice Good for You if You Have PCOS?

If you’re a sufferer of PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome), and if you’ve been living with the condition for any length of time, you probably know full well that a big part of coping with the disease, and ultimately making strides toward improving your condition, means exercising and proper nutrition. But as we also all know […]

Statin Drugs vs. Metformin: What’s the Best Remedy for PCOS?

With a condition as complex and as difficult to pin down as PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome), it should be no great surprise that there are numerous treatments available, with varying degrees of efficacy. Believe it or not, the effects of this disease are so severe, and so difficult to cope with, that some women feel […]

Does a Smaller Belly Help Ovulation?

There is a common misconception regarding the link between Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) and obesity. Many think that all women who have this condition are, in fact, seriously overweight—and that lean women cannot possibly have PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome). Actually, though, it is not nearly that simple. Roughly half of all women who have this […]