PCOS and Infertility

PCOS is the most common type of female endocrine disorder and one of the leading causes of female infertility. However, there is certainly hope for women with this condition and it is often an easy intervention. Sometimes we treat this diagnosis with Metformin, a medication that can help to normalize hormone levels. If this is unsuccessful, a few months of a pill called Clomid may help induce ovulation and then conception may occur. If all else fails, in vitro fertilization is extremely successful when used to overcome PCOS-related infertility....more

PCOS: How Control This Common Infertility Diagnosis

PCOS is the most common type of female endocrine disorder and one of the leading causes of female infertility. However, there is certainly hope for women with this condition and it is often an easy intervention. Sometimes we treat this diagnosis with Metformin, a medication that can help to normalize hormone levels. If this is unsuccessful, a few months of a pill called Clomid may help induce ovulation and then conception may occur. If all else fails, in vitro fertilization is extremely successful when used to overcome PCOS-related infertility....more

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

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