Do I have PCOS?
Did you know that one in five women in the UK has Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome or PCOS, but less than 50% are actually diagnosed? That means a lot of us are having to deal with unwelcome symptoms like weight gain, unwanted body hair and hormones that are all over the place. Not to mention irregular monthlies or problems getting pregnant.
MyOvaCare.com is a one stop shop for all issues relating to Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome. Our aim is to raise awareness of PCOS as a major women’s health issue and provide useful information on everything from what symptoms to look out for and getting diagnosed, to healthy lifestyle tips and nutritious recipe ideas.
Irregular Menstrual Cycles resulting in missed or fewer periods or alternatively periods that come every 21 days or more often. Also irregular ovulation. Difficulty Controlling Weight. Slower metabolic levels combined with increased testosterone make it difficult for women with PCOS to lose or maintain a healthy weight.
Acne and Skin Problems. Acne on the face, chest & upper back is caused by Inflammation combined with an elevated level of androgen (male hormones). Excessive Hair Growth or Hair Loss. Thinning hair or hair loss on the scalp i.e male pattern baldness or excessive hair growth usually on the face, chest back or buttocks
We know how easy it is to reach for a chocolate bar if you need a hit of energy after a long day at work. But if you suffer from PCOS and you’re trying to make positive changes to your diet and food choices, then it’s good to start fuelling up the right way instead.
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