More PCOS Posts

Agnus Castus and PCOS

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In my last post – PCOS and Depression –  I mentioned that I had been suffering with bad PMT due to a long delay in my period. In order to resolve the problem, I turned back to a herbal medicine I have used in the past – Agnus Castus (also known as Vitex and Chaste Tree…

PCOS and Depression

A number of people have asked me how things have been going over the past couple of weeks both by email and on Twitter. I’ve been keeping fairly quiet, mainly because I’ve been feeling quite fed-up, and hate to share negativity with others. Then I read Jennifer’s comment on the Welcome to PCOS Matters post about…

Natural Treatment for PCOS

In this video I talk about my experiences and your options for a natural treatment for PCOS. In most cases, our doctors do a good job, but they tend to treat symptoms rather than the whole body. Alternative therapies are more holistic and look at everything happening to the body, not just the symptoms. If…

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…

Benefits of Drinking Hot Water and Lemon

One of the aspects of the 30 Day Detox is to drink hot water with lemon and lime every day before eating or drinking anything. In fact, this is a feature of many diets. So, what are the benefits of drinking hot water and lemon? You might imagine that lemon juice in water would be…

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…

What Happens After the 30 Day Detox?

Sorry, if you have been patiently waiting for an update on my last consultation with Trisha Stewart and what the outcome of having done the 30 Day Detox is. Work got a little hectic over the past week and I just didn’t have time to post. Well, I maintained the detox completely up until seeing…

30 Day Detox: Toughest Week Yet!

It’s funny that my final week of the 30 Day Detox should turn out to be my toughest.  There are a variety of reasons for this: work was stessful (a time when I want comfort and quick and easy food) things went wrong (as they are known to do in life, and my usual reaction…

30 Day Detox: Vegan Diet Plan

I thought it would be useful to explain some of the concepts behind the 30 Day Detox I am doing. The first concept is the Vegan Diet Plan that is essential for the detox and which Trisha Stewart recommends following beyond the detox too. Here are just a few of the benefits of a Vegan…