Your PCOS Food Cheat Sheet
This simple PCOS Food Cheat sheet will help get you started on choosing the right foods for your PCOS. Pin it to your fridge or keep it in your phone for easy access when planning your meals!
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Heart Health and PCOS

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Affecting millions of women worldwide, Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is a hormonal, endocrine and metabolic disorder characterized by a group of signs and symptoms. The symptoms include irregular cycles, weight gain, and excess testosterone leading to acne, hair loss and hirsutism. PCOS is most commonly associated with infertility however, it … Read More

Probiotics and PCOS

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A small but well designed study in 2018 showed that probiotic supplementation can reduce total testosterone. This study was 12 weeks long and it also showed that probiotics increase sex hormone binding globulin which can bind up testosterone reducing its’ effects on the body in PCOS (ie. acne hirsutism and … Read More

NAC benefits for PCOS

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A research article came out today on N-acetyl cysteine (NAC) and PCOS. This is a systematic review and meta-analysis meaning researchers have looked at many different studies and come up with a conclusion. What they have found is NAC supplementation can decrease total testosterone levels and increase FSH (follicle stimulating … Read More

What to Consider After a PCOS Diagnosis

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It can be overwhelming to receive a Polycystic Ovary Syndrome diagnosis. Women often wonder: “What exactly is PCOS, and what does this mean for me?” I often hear women saying that they’re told not to worry about their symptoms. Furthermore, that they can start treating their PCOS when they want … Read More

Top 3 Labs for PCOS and Heart Health

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When it comes to PCOS it is important to be assessed for your risk of cardiovascular disease. We know women with PCOS have 2x the risk of developing heart disease. First thing to consider is doing some lab work to assess for your risk. Yearly lab work check-ups are important … Read More

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

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

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