135 – Your PCOS & Ovulation Questions Answered
t is interesting about the ovulatory issues and PCOS is that every woman is a little bit different and every woman over the course of her lifetime might not be the same.”
“There is a finer art to confirming that somebody is truly ovulating and having that normal sequence of events that leads to a period, but there are a lot of other forms of uterine bleeding that can happen and confuse the picture. So, a big part of my job is helping people sort out what exactly their cycle is doing.”
Dr. Rashmi Kudesia
Anovulation (lack of ovulation) is one of the hallmarks of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS), but it is widely misunderstood. Award winning Fertility Specialist Dr. Rashmi Kudesia returns to the podcast to break down the basics of ovulation, dispel some mythology, and answer some of the most commonly asked questions. Whether you are trying to conceive or just figure out what is going on, tune in (or read the transcript) and learn:
- Why your period may be heavy, long, short, or non-existent
- Ways to increase chances of ovulation
- Supplements & herbs that can help
- The impact of gestational diabetes on you and your children
- Do patients with PCOS enter menopause later?
- Can you have a period and not ovulate?
- Why is a birth control pill period not a true period?
- How should women with PCOS to track their cycles?
- What is the impact of insulin resistance and extra weight?
- Can acupuncture help?
- What is the difference between your OB-GYN and a reproductive endocrinologist?