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

The Scoop on Thin Uterine Lining

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When going through fertility treatments, the endometrial lining will be checked throughout the cycle to ensure appropriate thickness. Sometimes, we see that certain drugs such as Clomid reduce endometrial thickness. Other times, the patient will have various other causes for thin lining. In some cases, an embryo transfer will be … Read More

High DHEAS and PCOS

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Often times we see high DHEAS levels in women with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome. For some women, this is the only marker in their blood work that comes back abnormal. The goal of this article is to help explain what DHEAS is, why it is important when it comes to PCOS, … Read More

20 Reasons Why Magnesium Needs to be in your Vitamin Cabinet

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Magnesium is extremely important. It is probably one of the most helpful vitamins we have. The reason being, that magnesium is used in over 300 enzyme reactions in the body. It is incredibly important for so many different processes in the body. Health Canada estimates that more than 34% of … Read More

Iced Spearmint Tea

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What every woman with PCOS should know about their Thyroid

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Your thyroid is an incredibly important gland in your body. It regulates so many functions including metabolization, temperature regulation, and energy. It is estimated that approximately 1 in 10 Canadians deal with thyroid-related issues. When it comes to Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, it is even more important to get your thyroid … Read More

PODCAST: A Cyster and Her Mister

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Check out the podcast A Cyster and Her Mister that Dr. Samina guest-starred in. She talks about Naturopathic Treatments for PCOS. On this episode of A Cyster & Her Mister, a naturopathic doctor joins us! Dr. Samina Mitha is a Naturopathic Doctor specializing in PCOS & Fertility!Dr. Samina brings greats … Read More

Top 5 Supplements for PCOS and Inflammation

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Chronic, low-grade inflammation is at the core of PCOS. In fact, all women with PCOS will have a certain degree of inflammation, whether really low, moderate, or high. Studies show that PCOS is associated with higher inflammation marker levels. These include CRP, pro-inflammatory cytokines (ie. IL-18, IL-6, MCP, TNF alpha), … Read More

How Inflammation can impact PCOS

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Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome  (PCOS) has been associated with low-grade systemic inflammation many times in research. (2) Inflammation is part of the body’s immune system, and is used to help protect the body from any harmful intruders. When the body recognizes a potential threat, it will create specific chemical messengers known … Read More

How to know if your body is stressed even though you don’t feel ‘stressed’

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Feeling stressed is something each and every one of us experiences. It is normal to have some stress in our daily activities. It gives us some energy, it gets us motivated and keeps us going. However, we know that high amounts of stress can significantly impact your health. I often … Read More

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