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What You Should Know About PCOS and Diabetes

Does having PCOS put you at higher risk of developing diabetes? And if yes, what can you do about it? Getting a positive PCOS diagnosis can be stressful enough (and in some cases, also somewhat relieving as years of searching and questions have been answered), and these complicated feelings are only compounded by hearing about other chronic conditions associated with ...
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The Connection Between PCOS and IBS 

Recent research has delved into the connection between PCOS and IBS, and if there is a positive correlation between these two disorders. Though much work is yet to be done exploring the ‘why’ and ‘how’ behind the ways IBS and PCOS may be connected, there is emerging research to show that women with a positive PCOS diagnosis may be more ...
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PCOS And Mental Health

Fortunately, the topics of anxiety, depression, and general psychological well-being are becoming more popularly spoken about in recent years. This can only be a good thing, however, the intersection between certain medical conditions and one’s mental health are less spoken about, specifically, the relationship between PCOS, mood, and mental health. In this article we’ll be discussing whether PCOS puts you ...
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What Is Medical Gaslighting? 

Medical gaslighting is an extremely real, harmful, and ugly reality of the medical system both within the U.S. and abroad. Essentially, it refers to the way women are systemically misdiagnosed, under-researched, and dismissed by researchers, physicians, and medical staff when they raise health concerns. Clearly, this is unacceptable and should not be normalized. However, since this phenomenon is well-documented and ...
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Zinc and PCOS 

Did you know that recent research indicates zinc can be helpful in managing PCOS symptoms? This is welcome news for those who want to take a more natural approach to handling their PCOS, or those who want to incorporate holistic methods (encompassing nutrition, medication, and exercise) to minimize undesired symptoms cropping up in their day to day. So what can ...
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