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May Content

Saturday June 1, 2013

I've got a few new pieces this month. Relocating across the country with my family last month made me realize how difficult moving can be, especially when you're  dealing with a chronic disease. Check out this article about moving when you have PCOS to get a few ideas to make it  a little easier.

And a few more:

Do I Have to Take the Pill if I Have PCOS?

How Long Will it Take Me to Get Pregnant if I Have PCOS?

Can I Have Kids if I Have PCOS?


Wednesday May 15, 2013

My apologies for the lack of activity lately - my family and I moved all the way across country (with my two little boys and a big crazy dog) to sunny southern California.  I'm so excited to have accepted a new position with a fertility clinic there but the transition, to say it mildly, has been a challenge.  We have finally settled in and I am so excited to be back at work here at About. Check back soon for new content this month and thanks for your patience!

New in March

Sunday March 31, 2013

Talking to your doctor about a chronic condition can sometimes be stressful. Many women even report having more questions at the end of their visit then they had at the beginning. If this is you, check out this guide to having meaningful conversations with your doctor about PCOS.

Metformin is a drug that is commonly prescribed, though off-label, for women with PCOS. Many studies have found that it helps correct insulin resistance, aids in weight loss and can even regulate ovulation when used with Clomid. But should you continue to take it if you become pregnant? Check out this information about taking metformin in early pregnancy.

February Content

Thursday February 28, 2013

Sorry for the slim pickings this month - I have been wrapped in some crazy stuff going on in my personal life. It's good news but slightly terrifying at the same time...

Anyway, since February is American Heart Month, I decided to focus my new content on heart disease and it's relationship with PCOS. Check out these two new pieces and stay tuned next month for the rest of the series!

Preventing Heart Disease When You Have PCOS

Treating PCOS Related Heart Disease

New Stuff This Month

Thursday January 31, 2013

I published several new pieces of content this month. In case you missed anything, here is a summary of the most current content on the About PCOS site.

Can I Catch PCOS?

Should I Freeze My Eggs if I Have PCOS?

How Often Should I See My Doctor if I Have PCOS?

Do I Need to Pay Strict Attention to My Weight If I Have Lean PCOS?

Should I Have Pap Smears More Frequently If I Have PCOS?

The PCOS Forums

Thursday January 17, 2013

Are you familiar with our PCOS message boards? Now up and running, it's a great place to meet other women with PCOS, get support from somebody who understands what you're going through, and get your burning questions answered. So come on in and introduce yourself!

Happy New Year!

Monday December 31, 2012

Before we head into 2013, I have a few new pieces of content for you:

8 Diet Tips for Losing Weight in the Winter

Exercising in the Winter

Selecting an Infertility Practice

5 Winter Skin Tips for Women with PCOS

A very Happy and Healthy New Year to you and your family!

Getting Ready for the New Year

Wednesday December 26, 2012

Have you thought about making your New Years Resolution yet? Even if you don't set formal resolutions, it's a good time of year to think about your life and the direction you want to take it.  Check out these tips for making(and more importantly, keeping) your New Years resolution.

Happy New Year!

Holiday Stress

Wednesday December 12, 2012

First, let me say that I love the holiday season. I love baking and planning holiday meals. I love decorating and setting up the Christmas tree. This year I even planned on making most of my family gifts since I learned to crochet while on maternity leave. The one thing I always forget though, is just how stressful the holiday season can be. I am seriously wishing that it's Christmas already!

November Articles

Friday November 30, 2012

As we move past Thanksgiving, it's time to start think about getting ready for the holiday season and the New Year. I've written several new articles this month about just that. Check these out for some suggestions on sailing through this holiday season, stress free!

Managing Holiday Stress

How to Avoid Holiday Overeating

Taking Care of Your PCOS When Traveling for the Holidays

Simple Changes You Can Make to Stay Healthy in the New Year When You Have PCOS

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