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What to eat (and what not to eat) for PCOS

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) may be extremely common – according to the NHS, 1 in 5 women have PCOS in the UK – but its widespread nature doesn’t mean you should suffer in silence. PCOS symptoms vary from individual to individual. Irregular or no periods, fertility issues, excessive hair growth, weight gain, hair loss, and…

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Self-care basics every woman with PCOS should know

We all know the valuable part self-care has to play in maintaining health and wellbeing. But what about in relieving conditions that don’t have a cure? Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is one such condition. While medication offers a vital lifeline for women looking to manage many of the signs of this hormonal disorder, self-care naturally…

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Hormonal Acne Treatment

Hormonal acne

Between puberty, periods, pregnancy and menopause, there isn’t really a time when women are not going through hormonal changes. This because oestrogen and progesterone levels fluctuate throughout your monthly cycle and they drop just before your period. When oestrogen and progesterone levels drop then the levels of androgens (male hormones which women have too) are…

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What is PCOS? Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a health problem that affects 1 in 10 women of childbearing age. Women with PCOS have a hormonal imbalance and metabolism problems that may affect their overall health and appearance. PCOS is also a common and treatable cause of infertility. One of the most common symptoms of PCOS…

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