Why You NEED To Dig Into Your Epigenetics Tonight

Have you ever taken the time to think about how the trauma that your family has experienced over the generations might be related to the health concerns that you have? Did you know that generational trauma can be passed down to you through DNA? What is Epigenetics? Over the past month or so, I haveContinue reading “Why You NEED To Dig Into Your Epigenetics Tonight”

Top 7 Things You Can Do to Reduce Inflammation

It’s no surprise that PCOS is a naturally inflammatory disease that affect 1 in 10 women in the United States. Many women experience symptoms from PCOS that present as painfully chronic afflictions. These things can present in the forms of: Joint Pain Muscle Pain Stiffness IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) Chronic Migraines Upset Stomach No OvulationContinue reading “Top 7 Things You Can Do to Reduce Inflammation”

The Role of Excess Androgens in PCOS

Androgens are an important aspect of PCOS that often gets overlooked. However, if you are here, you are likely digging into how to PCOS works and what you can do to help correct it. Androgens are defined as any natural or synthetic steroid hormone that regulates the development and maintenance of male characteristics in vertebratesContinue reading “The Role of Excess Androgens in PCOS”

Excess Hair Growth and PCOS

One of the most common and embarrassing aspects of PCOS is the hirusitism or excess hair growth on the body. Often, it will present on the face in the mustache and under chin areas, side burns, and even eyebrow areas. The cause of this can be linked to the excess androgen, testosterone that is oftenContinue reading “Excess Hair Growth and PCOS”

Does Seed Cycling Help PCOS?

First of all, what is seed cycling? It is an alternative medicine practice that is intended to regulate hormones by introducing specific seeds to your diet at intentional times in your cycle. To fully understand what seed cycling is and what the intended result would be for women with PCOS, we must first understand howContinue reading “Does Seed Cycling Help PCOS?”

3 Supplements You Need If You Have PCOS

With all of the conflicting information on the internet about what will help for women with PCOS, this list is intended to serve as a starting point. I have compiled a list of supplements that have been researched and proven to help with management of PCOS cause and symptoms. As always, I am not aContinue reading “3 Supplements You Need If You Have PCOS”

Insulin Resistance and Inositol

You might have heard the PCOS buzzword, “Inositol,” in your recent research regarding PCOS. What is it? What does it do? Could it actually help you? The answer is – it might! When I was looking into natural alternatives for Metformin, I came across this research study on the effect of the “inositols” on PCOS.Continue reading “Insulin Resistance and Inositol”

Four Types of PCOS

As I have been scrolling the Facebook groups that I am in regarding fertility and PCOS, I have been realizing that a lot of women are in the same place I was in for so long! For years i thought PCOS was a condition that presents the same in everyone. I feel that this isContinue reading “Four Types of PCOS”

Spearmint and PCOS

In all of your internet searching, you probably have come across the idea of using Spearmint Tea to mitigate some of the side effects of PCOS. At first, I was skeptical, but after a few months of trying it for myself, I am finding that it WORKS! If you want to try the same kindContinue reading “Spearmint and PCOS”

Diagnosed with PCOS: Now What?

In case no one has formally greeted you yet, welcome to the PCOS club! Right now you might be feeling nervous, anxious, confused, bitter, or maybe even angry. All of those emotions are perfectly normal and I think most women carrying a PCOS diagnosis have felt them at some point in their journey. Maybe someContinue reading “Diagnosed with PCOS: Now What?”