Is PCOS An Autoimmune Disease?

It’s no surprise that this is a question that often comes up for women with PCOS, however, the answer isn’t exactly cut and dry. A lot of women who suffer from PCOS also suffer from other comorbid issues, a number of which mimic symptoms of autoimmune diseases. What is an autoimmune disease? According to WebMD,Continue reading “Is PCOS An Autoimmune Disease?”

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”

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”

Five Things Women With PCOS Need to Stop Doing Right Now

1. Stop consuming inflammatory foods ASAP Dairy has proven to be a highly inflammatory food for women with PCOS. Since PCOS roots itself in causing havoc on our bodies beginning with the gut microbiota, it might be an easy solution to reduce some of the inflammation experienced with PCOS by avoiding dairy products (1). ThisContinue reading “Five Things Women With PCOS Need to Stop Doing Right Now”

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”

PCOS Symptoms

Think you might have PCOS? Unfortunately, PCOS is an affliction that 1 in 10 women in the United State face. It is one of the most common causes of infertility and recurrent miscarriage on record to date. Chances are that if you’ve found this post, you probably are experiencing what you might be thinking areContinue reading “PCOS Symptoms”

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”

Lowering Inflammation Through Diet

If you have PCOS, there is a good chance that you also face a significant amount of inflammation in your body. This is sometimes why women with PCOS don’t ovulate or experience a period. Take a listen to find out the basics on how you can start lowering the inflammation naturally through making some adjustmentsContinue reading “Lowering Inflammation Through Diet”

TTC Terms – The Comprehensive Guide

If you are new to trying to conceive or recently began looking fertility questions up on the internet, you likely have been seeing dozens of letter abbreviations and have NO clue what they all mean. It can make you feel like even more of an outsider when trying to get pregnant and not having anyContinue reading “TTC Terms – The Comprehensive Guide”