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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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PCOS 101: Understanding Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome 

If you take a look at Allara’s blog, you’ll see we’ve gone in depth on popular topics that surround PCOS, like the connection between nutrition, PCOS, and fertility, how exercise can help manage PCOS, thyroid health, and much more. But if you’ve only recently begun to suspect that you have PCOS, or you just got a positive diagnosis, navigating all ...
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The Connection Between Fertility, Infertility, and PCOS 

Polycystic ovarian syndrome, often shortened to just ‘PCOS,’ is one of the leading causes of infertility in the US, thanks to the disruptive effect it can have on women’s reproductive cycles. But is this relationship one of cause and effect? And if you have PCOS, is it certain that you will struggle with infertility? What’s more, if you are trying ...
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