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PCOS and the PillAs a woman with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS), your doctor has very likely suggested that you take a birth control pill to manage your symptoms.  This drug seems to be the first line of defense- a magic pill- for many doctors.  I understand; I had the same conversation with my doctors (and occasionally still do).  While the pill will mask many PCOS symptoms, it may be worsening the underlying causes.  Even worse, many women are not informed of the risks including blood clots, increased insulin resistance, increased risk of heart attack or stroke, loss of valuable nutrients and lower libido.  If you are considering the pill as a tool in controlling your PCOS, I encourage you to read the following articles and make an informed choice.

Knowledge is power!


Pill-Induced PCOS
Temporary PCOS? Explaining Pill-Induced PCOS

<img height=”1″ width=”1″ style=”display:none” src=”https://www.facebook.com/tr?id=697731370349898&ev=PageView&noscript=1″ />fbq(‘track’, ‘AddToCart’); Guest Post by Dr. Shawna Darou, ND A very common time for women to be diagnosed with PCOS is after coming off the […]

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Overcoming Low Libido with Dr. Jen Landa

I often hear from Divas that their sex drive is low or even non-existent. There are  lots of underlying reasons for low libido – from  The Pill, depression, stress, anxiety, to low self-esteem […]

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