Something you’ve probably heard in your research on PCOS is that many women with PCOS are also Insulin Resistant or IR. As someone who has been diagnosed with PCOS since I was 17, IR is not something new to me, in fact, I have struggled with severe weight fluctuations my whole life. When I wasContinue reading “What is Insulin Resistance?”
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How Does CBD Work In The Body?
When I was first using CBD years ago, it was super important to me to know why what I was putting in my body was actually working. I feel like this is the main difference between someone who uses cannabis recreationally and someone who uses it medicinally. Often times recreational users will use cannabis purelyContinue reading “How Does CBD Work In The Body?”
How The Moon Affects Your Period
With the upcoming full moon this weekend, I thought now would be as good a time as ever to discuss the way that our menstrual cycles are related to the Lunar Calendar. When I first began researching cycles, PCOS and what it all means, one thing I came across often was the mention of theContinue reading “How The Moon Affects Your Period”
Top 7 Things You Can Do to Reduce Inflammation
It’s no surprise that PCOS is a naturally inflammatory disease that affect 1 in 10 women in the United States. Many women experience symptoms from PCOS that present as painfully chronic afflictions. These things can present in the forms of: Joint Pain Muscle Pain Stiffness IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) Chronic Migraines Upset Stomach No OvulationContinue reading “Top 7 Things You Can Do to Reduce Inflammation”
Insulin Resistance and Inositol
You might have heard the PCOS buzzword, “Inositol,” in your recent research regarding PCOS. What is it? What does it do? Could it actually help you? The answer is – it might! When I was looking into natural alternatives for Metformin, I came across this research study on the effect of the “inositols” on PCOS.Continue reading “Insulin Resistance and Inositol”
Think you might have PCOS? Unfortunately, PCOS is an affliction that 1 in 10 women in the United State face. It is one of the most common causes of infertility and recurrent miscarriage on record to date. Chances are that if you’ve found this post, you probably are experiencing what you might be thinking areContinue reading “PCOS Symptoms”
Diagnosed with PCOS: Now What?
In case no one has formally greeted you yet, welcome to the PCOS club! Right now you might be feeling nervous, anxious, confused, bitter, or maybe even angry. All of those emotions are perfectly normal and I think most women carrying a PCOS diagnosis have felt them at some point in their journey. Maybe someContinue reading “Diagnosed with PCOS: Now What?”