Top 3 Benefits of Myo-Inositol

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Top 3 Benefits of Myo-Inositol  If you’ve Google searched supplements for Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome you are bound to come across Myo-inositol. This is a very popular supplement as it has lots of research and can help many of the symptoms associated with PCOS.  So what exactly is inositol? Well, inositol … Read More

Top 3 Supplements for Insulin Resistance

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 Insulin is one of the most important hormones in our bodies. When you eat something that contains glucose—such as bread, rice, and baked goods—this sends a signal to the pancreas to release insulin. In turn, insulin’s job is to bind to the cell’s receptor sites, which opens up the shuttle … Read More

Micronized Bioidentical Progesterone for PCOS and Regulating Periods

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What is progesterone? Progesterone is a hormone that is primarily produced by the corpus luteum, only after ovulation has occurred. Once the follicle releases the egg, the follicle will become a corpus luteum that will produce progesterone to help maintain a pregnancy if the egg gets fertilized. If the egg … Read More

Are You Constantly Tired? It Could Be Your Iron Levels…

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Feeling tired throughout the day can have several different causes. In women, however, one of the major causes is lack of iron. Since women lose blood monthly through their periods, iron stores can be depleted quite often. Feeling tired all the time shouldn’t be considered normal: there’s typically a reason. … Read More

The PCOS Girls Podcast: Lab Testing

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Podcast description: This week we have naturopath Dr. Samina Mitha on to talk all about tests! We get asked about PCOS tests and how to interpret them all the time so we are so excited to bring you Samina’s expertise. We also talk about treating insulin resistance. You can find … Read More

4 Causes of Fatigue in PCOS

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1. Insulin and Glucose Balance One of the major metabolic disruptions in PCOS is due to insulin and glucose. For example, insulin resistance can result in higher insulin levels. This in turn can disrupt the glucose balance. Specifically, glucose cannot get inside a cell to help create energy. We know … Read More

Top Lab Tests for Fertility

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1. Glucose Metabolism:   Diets that are high in carbohydrates can increase fasting glucose and your Hba1c. If these levels are high, it can decrease ovulation in some women, especially in PCOS. It is important to get these markers tested to make sure your insulin and glucose are in balance. … Read More

Fertility Confidence Podcast

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Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) affects the reproductive system and the endocrine system. This means that the ovaries and uterus are affected, but so are insulin and glucose production and processing. Conceiving with PCOS requires tracking and treating the body’s hormonal imbalance. Dr. Samina Mitha is a naturopathic doctor and a … Read More

Alpha Female Podcast: PCOS Warrior and Naturopath Dr. Samina Mith‪a

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Check out this latest podcast Dr. Samina did for the Alpha Female Podcast.  Dr. Samina Mitha is a licensed and registered Naturopathic Doctor. She is passionate about helping patients find true clarity and confidence in their health using evidence-based natural therapies. Dr. Samina strives to provide empowerment, support, and education … Read More

Is it endometriosis or PCOS? Find out the differences in this article

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Often times endometriosis and PCOS can get confused with one another since both of these conditions affect the reproductive system.   There is one major difference between endometriosis and PCOS. PCOS is a hormonal condition with excessive androgens known as testosterone. Whereas endometriosis is an inflammatory condition that causes pain. … Read More

Your Heart Health and PCOS

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February is heart health month and I wanted to talk about Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) and Heart Health. Did you know that if you have PCOS you are at a greater risk for heart disease? This is due to high levels of insulin that are found in PCOS patients – … Read More

The PCOS Nutritionist Podcast – All about Progesterone

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Long cycles? Anovulatory cycles? Heavy periods? Trouble sleeping in the lead up to your period? Recurrent miscarriages? Spotting? These all have one thing in common – they may be caused by low progesterone. This cheeky little hormone starts to rise in the second half of your cycle and is so … Read More

Sleep and PCOS

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Hopefully, we’ve all felt the experience of getting into a nice cozy bed, turning down the lights and drifting off into a sound sleep, only to wake up in the morning to discover we were in the exact same position we went to sleep in. This is the type of … Read More

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