Robin Nielsen

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 […]

What is T3 and Why Should You Care?

Triiodothyronine, or T3 for short, is a hormone produced by your thyroid gland. Though often outnumbered by T4, another one of the thyroid hormones, T3 is integral in keeping your metabolism going and regulating the systems of your body. Unfortunately, women with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) are more likely to develop imbalances in these hormones […]

Thyroid, T4 and PCOS… What Is the True Connection?

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is a fairly common illness that is, relatively, unknown to the medical community. Despite the fact that it affects between five and ten percent of women of childbearing age, and doctors have only been able to put together a list of symptoms that accompany this life-changing condition, there has yet to […]

Don’t Think Your Thyroid Can Be Affected by PCOS? Think Again…

Many people mistakenly believe that the systems of the body are separate from one another, that they cannot have a bearing on each other. Though Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is primarily considered to be an illness pertaining to the female reproductive system, it is a disorder that stems from an underlying hormonal imbalance and, as […]

Want to Treat Your PCOS? Crank Up the Volume on Your Saw Palmetto Intake!

Before balking at the idea of taking an herb to treat an illness as severe as Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS), keep in mind the fact that there is no known medical cure for this condition and that natural treatment options have been proven to not only alleviate the disease, but also even reverse it. This […]