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Why Is Exercise Important? The Benefits of Physical Activity

You may have thought to yourself at some point, “okay, I hear a lot about how I ‘should’ be exercising… but exactly why is exercise important for my daily life?” It’s a good question to ask. In recent years, there’s been increased acceptance that various forms of exercise, such as cycling, walking, running, yoga, swimming (and many more) all present ...
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Food, Mind, Body, and PCOS: Angela Grassi

Getting a PCOS diagnosis can be overwhelming in more ways than one. You may be filled with questions like “what foods should I eat?”, “are there certain nutrients and vitamins my body needs more of now?” and maybe most importantly: “can I mitigate the symptoms of PCOS through diet?”  To make things more complicated, there’s also a lot of information ...
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What Causes PCOS Hair Growth?

You wake up in the morning, jump out of bed, and turn on the hot shower. As you wait for the shower to heat up, you look in the mirror and notice a single strand of hair on your chin and panic.  You think to yourself, “what is this, and why do I have it?”  You take out the tweezers, ...
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How To Test For PCOS (And What To Expect)

The question of “how to test for PCOS” is a bit more complicated than first meets the eye.  But let’s rewind for a second. What is PCOS, exactly? PCOS stands for polycystic ovary syndrome, and it’s a hormonal disorder that’s relatively common in women of reproductive age (the CDC estimates around 1 in 10 women have it). Although the cause ...
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Loving Yourself with PCOS: Savannah Butler

Living with PCOS can be hard. And finding ways to navigate your PCOS diagnosis, manage symptoms, and access the support you need can be even harder. That’s why we interviewed Savannah Butler, a Soul Cycle Senior Instructor living in Atlanta, who has experienced the highs and lows of PCOS for the past 8 years, and asked her about the key ...
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