Category Archives: Polycystic Ovaries

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Thankful for PCOS? Are You Crazy?

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It’s Thanksgiving week in the US, and although it’s not a holiday we share in the UK, or in many other countries around the world, it feels like a good time to talk about the power of gratitude and being thankful, even if your immediate response to this blog post was: “Thankful for PCOS? Is…

Stuck for PCOS Gift Ideas?

If you’re stuck for last minute gift ideas for a friend or loved one with PCOS, here are some that are specific to helping particular symptoms of PCOS or are designed to help raise awareness. However, just because someone has PCOS does not mean they want aspects of it highlighted in a gift. Use your best…

Questions to Ask Your Doctor About PCOS

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There has been an ongoing discussion on the PCOS Matters Facebook page that seems to have evolved through several topics. One topic that came up was what questions to ask the doctor about PCOS and I remembered this short report I wrote a few years ago. It offers some general questions you should ask at…

Is There a Cure for Polycystic Ovaries?

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One of the most searched for topics related to PCOS is whether there is a cure for Polycystic Ovaries. I’ve always been cautious about promising cures to PCOS. I don’t like the idea of giving false hope. The general medical opinion is that it can be managed but not cured; it’s always with you. However,…

PCOS Interview with Christine DeZarn from the PCOSA

PCOS Interview with Christine DeZarn from the PCOSA

Those of you who remember the various incarnations of the PCOS Matters website will remember that a few years ago I interviewed Christine DeZarn the founder of the Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Association and PCOSupport.org. The interview was made available on the website for readers to download and listen to. I recently found the interview on…

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome – An Expert’s Guide [Video]

The University of New South Wales has published some excellent videos on the subject of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome. They are some of the best explanations I have seen of PCOS and its symptoms. I hope it will be helpful to you if I feature them here. I’m sure they will be of interest to you….

How Did I Get PCOS and What Is It? [Video]

This is the video version of my blog post: How Did I Get PCOS and What is it?

PCOS Video: Fight for the Best PCOS Doctor

In my last video, I shared a little about my journey with PCOS. In this video, I talk about my experiences with the traditional medical route for PCOS treatment and why it’s important to find a good PCOS doctor. Fight for the Best PCOS Doctor I was disappointed with my initial doctor’s response to discovering…

I Feel Terrible and a Positive Message

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I feel terrible… My body is complaining BIG TIME! I wouldn’t usually admit to the debauchery of my last few days but I promised full disclosure, so here it is… I fell off the wagon. Actually, I didn’t just fall off, I leapt off…with both feet…willingly! It all sounds so dramatic, but essentially what happened…

PCOS Video: Welcome to PCOS Matters

I thought it was about time I officially welcomed you to the PCOS Matters blog with my PCOS video and told you a little bit of my story. I was diagnosed with PCOS in my early ’20s, but knew that things weren’t right from my teens. I was on the BCP (Birth Control Pill) from…