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Laser or Electrolysis For PCOS: Which Is Better?

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, or PCOS, is one of those conditions that comes with a whole lot of side effects. Whether you're experiencing acne, weight gain, or—you guessed it—hair growth on your face, chest, or belly, know that you're hardly alone in this experience. The one upside to the hair issue, though: if excess hair growth is not a side effect ...
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Nutrition

Do you need a PCOS diet?

Written by: Corey Wheelan Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) assaults fertility, body image, and overall health. More than half of the five million American women who grapple with PCOS are overweight, some significantly so. If the thought of yet another PCOS diet, even the absolutely best PCOS diet ever invented, sounds exhausting, we get it. We’d like offer up a better ...
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Health

Help! PCOS Is Affecting My Sex Life

Sex and PCOS: The two are not mutually exclusive. In fact, women with PCOS can actually have great sex. It just make take a little work ahead of time. Polycystic ovary syndrome, or PCOS, is a common condition that affects about 1 in 10 women and manifests itself through a series of undesirable side effects. Think: everything from irregular periods ...
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Health

Can Metformin Help With PCOS Symptoms?

Written By: Nikhita Mahtani If you have PCOS, you’ve probably tried everything to help the symptoms, including diet and exercise changes, stress reduction, and so much more. But as much as you try, it may seem like nothing’s been helping. So, it’s no wonder why metformin, a popular drug primarily used for treating high blood sugar, has started being prescribed ...
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Nutrition

PCOS and Sugar: Every Single Thing You Want to Know

Written By: Felice Ramallo, MSCN, RDN, LD Sugar might be the most publicly demonized nutrient at the moment, especially for people with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS). To understand the relationship of sugar to the condition, some of its underlying mechanisms need to be explained. Three hallmark symptoms of PCOS that are used to diagnose the condition are elevated androgens (i.e. ...
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