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Lola and Allara’s Ultimate Guide to PCOS

According to the CDC, approximately 1 in 10 women of reproductive age have PCOS. Given that number, it’s likely that you - or someone you know - struggle with PCOS. But in case this is the first time you’ve heard this term, you may be wondering: what exactly is PCOS? How do you know if you have it? And how ...
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Chronic Conditions in Women 

According to the CDC, a chronic disease (otherwise referred to as a chronic condition) is one that lasts for more than a year, and is characterized by a need for ongoing medical attention or a limiting of daily activities. This definition is pretty broad, and can encompass diseases such as Alzheimer’s, arthritis, high blood pressure, kidney disease, and asthma. By ...
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What Is Endometriosis? 

Endometriosis is a relatively common reproductive health condition in women. It is estimated that endometriosis occurs in 6-10% of women of reproductive age.  According to the U.S government’s Office of Women’s Health, endometriosis is defined as occurring when the endometrium (tissue that originates from the lining of your uterus) grows outside of the uterus, and implants itself in the fallopian ...
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Let’s Talk About Thyroid Health

Many of us have heard in passing about the importance of our thyroids, and we may even know what hormones it helps control and regulate in the body - but where it is, the signs of a thyroid disorder, and how to care for our thyroid are questions not many people know the answers to. That’s why in this article ...
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What You Should Know About PCOS and Insulin Resistance

The terms ‘PCOS’ and ‘insulin resistance’ frequently crop up together when first researching the causes, symptoms, and ongoing effects of polycystic ovary syndrome. But what exactly is insulin resistance (IR)? Is the correlation between the two causative? And if there is an association between PCOS and insulin resistance, what can you do to lower your risk? These are all questions ...
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