Why I Choose Holistic Health

My name is Lisa Sheremet, I am the beauty and wellness buyer for Lux & Eco “The Finest in Conscious Living” and model. I’d like to share with you what inspired me to start my path to holistic wellness and the impact it has had on my life....more

Treating PCOS, Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

September is Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) Awareness Month. We are continuing our series of blogs on the diagnosis and treatment of this infertility/reproductive hormone disease. ...more

Diagnosing PCOS -- Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

September is Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Awareness Month. We are continuing our series about the diagnosis and treatment of this commonly occurring disease in reproductive-age women. ...more

PCOS: The Most Common Hormonal Disorder Affecting Reproductive-Age Women

September is PCOS Awareness Month. This is the first of three blogs we will be posting to help spread awareness about the diagnostic and treatment options for women affected by this very common reproductive system disorder....more

Parenting Through Infertility

Being a mom has been an amazing experience. I wouldn't trade it for the world, so I looked forward to becoming a mom for the second time. We got pregnant with my daughter the second month we tried, so when we started trying again when she was about 18 months, we didn't think it would take long. And it wasn't until four months in that I got a positive on a pregnancy test. But we were devastated when at a day before 6 weeks, I started bleeding.  It was confirmed that I was indeed miscarrying and I felt like I would never stop crying. ...more

PCOS and What to Eat

The hardest part of any diet is just getting started. Going through all the data and trying to decide which of the diet guru’s is right and which is dead wrong is enough to make you crazy.  Throw in a diagnosis like PCOS or Diabetes and the importance of choosing the right diet is even more stressful.  Don’t get sucked in to going to crazy extremes with your diet or with anything else. There is an old saying “virtue always lies in the middle.”...more

Easy to Follow PCOS Diet Plan

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is the most common hormonal disorder in women of childbearing age and can lead to issues with fertility. Women who have PCOS have higher levels of male hormones and are also less sensitive to insulin or become “insulin-resistant.” Many are overweight or even obese.  As a result, these women can be at a higher risk of diabetes, heart disease, sleep apnea and even uterine cancer.Why does PCOS lead to weight gain?...more

My PCOS Rollercoaster: Dealing With Infertility and Abortion Aftermath

I am so sorry. Please be good to yourself. I'm not sure what the future holds either, but I'm ...more

A Strange Thing To Be Happy About

Yay! My friend Sweet Pea had an ovarian torsion that had caused the ovary to swell to the size cantaloupe! She had to have immediate invasive surgery to remove the ovary!Why does this make me happy?BECAUSE IT IS NOT CANCER!!! WOOT!! ...more

The Internet: Cheaper Than Therapy

So.  My latest test (testing my testosterone levels for PCOS- Testosterone-y, the Real San Francisco Treat) came back normal- YAY, but now we are waiting for the next test.  When I had my HSG test my doctor saw something he wants to double check.  So I'm scheduled to have a hysteroscopy a week from Friday....more