Women with PCOS typically have low progesterone. Symptoms include absent, irregular or very heavy or long periods. Unfortunately, it also increases the risk of miscarriage. Whether you are TTC or […]READ MORE
As 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!
There is no one-size-fits-all PCOS diagnosis. “To see everyone with PCOS as having the same condition would be like to see everyone who has a headache as having the same […]READ MORE
<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 […]READ MORE
PCOS Diva has a fundamental purpose of empowering and educating women about their health and fertility. That is why I am thrilled to get behind a Kickstarter campaign to turn […]READ MORE
I feel as if I have found a kindred spirit in Dr. Lara Briden. A few months ago I discovered her Healthy Hormone Blog (http://www.larabriden.com/). She has worked with women with […]READ MORE