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

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

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

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

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