Robin Nielsen

PCOS and Insomnia… and How You Can Get a Good Night’s Sleep Now!

Living with PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome) is difficult for any number of reasons. The most well-known and most heartbreaking symptom of the condition is the fact that it can prevent women from conceiving a child. There are also the more embarrassing and worrisome symptoms of hair loss, hair growth, acne, and skin tags. And of […]

Does PCOS Stop at Menopause? The Answer’s Not What You Think!

Though PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome) is a fairly common condition—indeed, ten – thirty percent of all women of childbearing age have it—there is still a surprising amount of misinformation about precisely what it is, and how it is remedied.

PCOS and Sleep Apnea… and the Natural Way to Sleep Better at Night!

It is commonly known, and widely publicized, that women who suffer from Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) often face great difficulties in conceiving a child. Indeed, consult any list of this condition’s symptoms and you will surely see infertility and anovulation somewhere toward the very top. But what might surprise you is just how many others […]

PCOS… A Condition That Could Keep You Up All Night!

Being sick often means you have a major lack of energy—perhaps so little energy that it’s all you can do to sleep all day, or else feel constantly fatigued. Meanwhile, other illnesses can be so acute and so painful that they make a good night’s sleep more or less impossible. Fitting into both categories is […]

PCOS and Snoring: How Hormones Can Ruin A Good Night’s Rest!

Nobody likes a snorer—least of all the person who has to sleep next to the snorer! But in truth, snoring isn’t just an annoyance, but a real problem that can lead to the offending party getting less restful, less rejuvenating sleep than they really need. In other words, snoring can lead to tiredness and fatigue. […]

PCOS and TSH: How An Excess of Hormones Can Cause a World of Thyroid Problems!

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) gets is name because of the effect it may have on a woman’s ovaries; because of how it may manifest as a string of ovarian cysts; and because, high on the list of associated symptoms and effects, you’ll find things like infertility and anovulation. However, to suggest that it’s just a […]

Should Young Girls Take Metformin for PCOS? Pros and Cons

It’s frightening to think that a young girl could be diagnosed with a condition as serious as Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS), but it happens more likely than any of us would ever like to think. This is a common condition—the most common of all women’s hormonal conditions, actually—and it affects millions of women, up to […]

5 Ways to Manage Your Environment and Take Control of Your PCOS

Your environment can have a huge impact on your health, and if you are not careful it can exacerbate health problems that may become quite serious. If you have Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS), then the last thing you want to do is make your condition worse. Unfortunately, no one can fully control their environment, but […]

So You Have PCOS…Do You Need to Worry About Your Hearing?

As you face the daily challenges that Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) throws at you, it is only natural for you to feel as though your body is turning against you. No matter what your unique combination of symptoms, you are probably feeling as though each day presents a new obstacle, oftentimes more difficult than the […]

Could Magnesium Be the Key the PCOS Community Has Been Looking For?

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is an endocrine disorder that affects millions of women all around the world. Though an astounding five to ten percent of the women of childbearing age suffer through this devastating illness, relatively little is known about it. Sure, there is a loose list of symptoms associated with the condition, but doctors […]