There’s an old saying that you’re probably familiar with: Mind over matter. This is a nice thought, but most of us realize that body and mind are connected much more closely than that phrase might suggest. Indeed, anyone who has ever battled a serious illness or a long-term disability will surely attest to the fact […]
They call it the C-word; a sort of ominous description for what is, to many of us, the most terrifying diagnosis possible. Indeed, along with just a couple of other conditions, perhaps, cancer is one of those words we least want to hear coming out of the mouth of our doctor. By contrast, PCOS (Polycystic […]
I was diagnosed with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS). After six months of blood work and doctor visits to an OBGYN, an MD, and an Endocrinologist, I had nearly given up hope of discovering what was truly wrong with me.
Do you ever feel bombarded with messages from the media telling you that “xyz” food is bad for you? One-day eggs are good for you, the next day they are bad for your heart. You need to eat more spinach, less fat, more protein, less sugar… So what’s the bottom line? It all boils down […]
Many health professionals are overwhelmed with patients, diagnosing and treating conditions, and tending to everyone who needs help. So often we rely on doctors and other health practitioners to be and do everything in regards to our conditions and personal health situations. In order to achieve true optimal health, personal responsibility is critical for your […]
Have you ever heard or read about a situation to which you believed you had the solution? Maybe you’ve seen something on the news and thought, “I know how to fix that…I know what to do about that!” You feel trapped in a soundproof bubble, wanting to scream the answers to the person or people […]
We all know about the side effects of PCOS which stem from hormonal imbalance, where androgen levels are significantly increased while other hormonal levels (such as progesterone) decrease. But what is the root cause of PCOS? What creates this hormonal imbalance, leading to all of the nasty symptoms?
The best and healthiest way to quickly lose weight with polycystic ovarian syndrome is by eating plenty of lean protein (chicken, egg whites, turkey, fish and tofu) and low Glycemic Index (GI) carbohydrates (fruits, veggies and whole grains). This is especially true for women with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) and insulin resistance. Combining protein and […]
Women with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome are being prescribed synthetic medicines for every symptom. We are treated for irregular menstrual cycles, and also for acne, and also for blood sugar imbalance and insulin resistance, and also infertility, and also… The list goes on for the amount of medications we could take for this condition.
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is a relatively common condition affecting around 1 in 10 women of childbearing age. I was personally diagnosed with this condition in 2008, and I have spent the majority of my time working on finding natural ways to combat it without using synthetic medications. Women affected by PCOS have absent irregular […]