PCOS Information And Stories

With traditional IVF, patients typically inject themselves with hormone medications for eight to 10 days to stimulate the ovaries into producing multiple eggs for fertilization. But hormone injections aren't always the best choice for PCOS patients because they have an increased risk for ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS) – a condition that causes the ovaries to [...]

Fitness – The Key to Conception

Contributed by freelance writer. While some women can conceive without any problems, others are not so lucky. Those in the latter group can attest to the frustration and disappointment associated with trying different procedures to no avail. Not surprisingly, the stress of being unable to conceive often worsens the situation. Doctors have recently discovered that [...]

Natural Ways To Deal With PCOS

Guest Blog by Marcela De Vivo. It seems unfair that our bodies can betray us so badly with symptoms like acne, weight gain, hair on our faces, depression and infertility. Recently, a friend of mine was diagnosed with PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome) and I’ve been with her through the entire process, and let me tell [...]

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PCOS may be one of the most misunderstood and undiagnosed conditions of our time, but those of us who suffer from it definitely understand how frustrating it can be to live with. Irregular periods, unwanted facial hair, exasperating weight gain, the list goes on... Since there is no cure for PCOS, what can a woman [...]

PCOS (also known as polycystic ovarian syndrome) can be a frustrating and oftentimes overwhelming condition to live with. The weight gain, unwanted hair growth, irregular periods and trouble conceiving are just some of the struggles that women living with PCOS must face. When you ask your doctor for a cure, you're told there isn't one, [...]

Many women struggle for months trying to become pregnant, not understanding why those frustrating pregnancy tests just don't give them the results they've been hoping for. You may be doing everything right as far as the books and magazines have told you, but if you have PCOS and the condition isn't under control, it is [...]

Debunking the Myths of PCOS

If you want to understand what something is, you must also understand what it is not. Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is no exception to this rule. Unfortunately, there are many myths that abound regarding this common (yet highly undiagnosed) disorder. Separating fact from fiction can be quite a challenge. That's why we're debunking the top [...]

PCOS – Finding Some Answers

Tell someone that you have PCOS and chances are that they'll give you a blank look as they try to imagine what PCOS could possibly be or whether or not it may even be contagious. Unfortunately, the fact of the matter is that PCOS is all too common, but it still goes undiagnosed in millions [...]

Circle + Bloom’s new PCOS program uses advanced visualization techniques to instruct the body back to balance. Visualization is a key tool in mind-body medicine and many studies have shown mind-body medicine can treat various health issues. “Our brains and our bodies are constantly talking to each other. Our cells respond to stimuli that are [...]