Endometriosis and PCOS: For too long, no-one believed my pain was real

Ever since my periods started they have been ridiculously heavy and painful. My mum would just shrug it off and tell me to get over myself and get on with it, and every female around me would say “I get periods too, and they aren’t that bad”. At 16 they became abnormal. I would faint…

What Is Gestational Diabetes?

Gestational diabetes occurs when women who have never had diabetes before develop an impaired ability to process glucose during pregnancy, resulting in high blood sugar. Women with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) are at greater risk for developing gestational diabetes, or GD. High blood glucose associated with gestational diabetes can lead to complications including a high…

7 Foods You Don’t Believe that Cure PCOS

The following 7 foods are PCOS friendly and I am sure they will help you cure PCOS… 1. Brown Rice Avoid all the foods made of refined carbohydrates… And substitute with organic long version brown rice… There’s a good reason why, in some countries, the word “to eat” literally means “to eat rice.” The locals…

12 Things Every Woman Needs to Know About PCOS

It doesn’t involve scary cysts PCOS occurs when a woman has a lot of resting follicles (fluid collections that hold eggs), but doesn’t actually ovulate. A bit of basic reproductive biology: In a typical menstrual cycle, one of those follicles releases an egg from the ovary during ovulation, but this doesn’t happen with polycystic ovaries….

PCOS and Endometrial Cancer Risk

Endometrial cancer is the form of uterine cancer that’s most commonly diagnosed. Women can be at higher risk for endometrial cancer for several reasons, including health conditions and lifestyle factors that can boost their estrogen levels. Polycystic ovarian syndrome, or PCOS, is one of those health conditions known to increase a woman’s chances of developing…

The Best PCOS Diet Plan

Many women try for months or even years to become pregnant. Again and again, the pregnancy test doesn’t give them the result they are hoping for and they become unhappy and discouraged. You might be doing everything right, but you still aren’t able to conceive a baby. So, you have a series of tests done…