PCOS is hard but it's even harder to see young girls struggling with it from very early on in life. One of the biggest reason why I feel so passionately about creating PCOS awareness is this - given the true epidemic that PCOS has become, I cannot imagine another generation struggling with PCOS like we … Continue reading 5 things young girls need to know about PCOS
OCPs or oral contraceptive pills are one of the most common treatments given for PCOS but there is also a lot of unawareness and myth surrounding OCPs among women. Whether it is the side effects that scare you or 'not knowing how it works' part, it is an important aspect to be aware of and … Continue reading 5 things to keep in mind about OCPs
You asked for it and here it is! Smoothies you can count on to tackle your PCOS or even if you are generally looking for a healthy morning start. Smoothies are the rich source of antioxidants and are a perfect filling way to start your day off on the right foot. I wasn't familiar with … Continue reading 3 morning smoothie recipes for PCOS
Have you ever decided to keep a journal but ended up leaving it midway? Journalling is extremely important especially if you are dealing with a chronic condition like PCOS. It not only helps you keep a track of your progress but also aids in managing your symptoms better. Here's a video where explain two methods … Continue reading How to make PCOS journal and why it is important?
I love researching, be it anything - good food, places to visit, hacks, DIY's, literally anything, so obviously, when it comes to PCOS, I am no different. I love talking to other women who are thriving with PCOS, other doctors and learning from their patient experience and viewpoints. With all of that and my little … Continue reading 5 books to read if you are dealing with PCOS
PCOS awareness month is here! Another beautiful September morning has arrived and I want to start our day on an optimistic note - Managing PCOS is 80% diet modification and 20% staying active (at least for me). Yeah, you heard me right! But don't make diet modification a complicated thing to do. It's easy to … Continue reading 5 Foods to avoid in PCOS
Disclaimer - This is my personal approach towards living a balanced life and dealing with PCOS in general. There is no medical science fact backing up this idea. This is something that just works for me, it might not be for you but I am sharing this anyway in a hope that it helps those … Continue reading The concept of moderation!
Hello, Ladies, I hope you are all doing well. We are more than halfway in 2017, it wouldn't be long before we step on to 2018 with new health goals and resolution but before we do that, I am wondering where do you currently stand in your health goals for this year? Are you eating clean? … Continue reading Unmasking the PCOS monster – Elize Edition!
Skin care is important for all equally but for those dealing with PCOS needs to put in a little bit of an extra effort for obvious reasons. Effect of hormonal imbalance on the skin can range from hyperpigmentation to acne to excessive facial hair growth. These effects become more prominent as you age so an … Continue reading Skin care in PCOS
Something that you should know - PCOS is very much reversible! Yes, you heard me right. Many people confuse it being treatable whereas in reality those two are totally different things. Being treatable means you are cured of the disease completely whereas a reversible condition need not necessarily be treated completely. Depending on how you … Continue reading PCOS is reversible!