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As a result of the many hormonal changes which occur in PCOS, other serious health risks are present when you have the disease. In order to stay healthy, it is important to learn what they are, and how to look out for them.
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Taking Care of Your PCOS When Traveling for the Holidays
Whether you're traveling to visit family for the holidays or going on an extended vacation, there are certain things you’ll need to think about ahead of time if you have PCOS. Check out these tips here.

What You Need to Know About Pregnancy Complications with PCOS
Women with PCOS are at risk for developing certain complications during pregnancy. Get more information here about potential pregnancy complications with PCOS and how to lower your risk.

PCOS and Sleep Disturbances
Women with PCOS are much more likely to suffer from a variety of sleep disturbances including insomnia and obstructive sleep apnea. Get more information about PCOS and sleep disturbances here.

The Relationship Between PCOS and Inflammation
Some studies have shown an association between PCOS and inflammation. Get more information about PCOS and inflammation here.

Before You Have Laser Hair Removal
Laser hair removal procedures are commonly used by women with PCOS. While having laser hair removal is relatively safe, there are some factors you should consider before making your first appointment. Learn more about what you should know before having laser hair removal.

Facial Hair Growth
Women with PCOS frequently have excess facial hair growth. Why is this annoying symptom linked to PCOS? Get more information here.

What are my Options for Treating Insulin Resistance?
Insulin resistance is a common problem in women with PCOS, often leading to diabetes and obesity. Learn here about the different options for treating PCOS related insulin resistance.

How Do I Know if I Have Insulin Resistance?
Insulin resistance is very common in women with PCOS. Learn here about diagnosing insulin resistance.

Hyperprolactinemia
Gives a basic overview of hyperprolactinemia; a condition caused by elevated prolactin levels. Describes causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of hyperprolactinemia.

Late Onset Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia
A description of late onset Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia, one of the most commonly considered diseases in diagnosing PCOS. Read about it's causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment.

Thyroid Disease
Gives a basic overview of the two major types of thyroid disease - hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism, including symptoms, diagnosis and treatment options.

Cushings Syndrome
Cushings Syndrome is one of the major diseases that the doctor will try to rule out when working up a patient with PCOS. Learn more about PCOS and Cushings Syndrome.

Can an Ovarian Cyst Be Cancerous?
Many women may be concerned that their ovarian cyst maybe be cancer. Learn more about ovarian cysts and cancer.

What Happens If I Have a Ruptured Ovarian Cyst?
An ovarian cyst is a small collection of fluid located within an ovarian follicle. If it gets large enough, the cyst can rupture which would cause all of the contents to empty into the pelvis. What happens if you have a ruptured ovarian cyst? Learn everything you need to know about having a ruptured ovarian cyst here.

Facial Hair Growth – How to Minimize the Pain of Waxing Facial Hair Growth
Facial Hair Growth – How to Minimize the Pain of Waxing Facial Hair Growth

Sugaring
Sugaring is a method of hair removal that can be done quite easily at home. Read on for a full description of sugaring and how it can be used for hair removal.

Why Do Women with PCOS Have Irregular Periods?
Many women with PCOS experience irregular periods. Why does this happen?

5 Winter Skin Tips for Women with PCOS
Women with PCOS often face unique challenges with their skin – issues like acne, acanthosis nigricans, skin tags and abnormal hair growth are all very common and can be quite troublesome. Women with PCOS may have a particularly difficult time dealing with these issues in the wintertime. Check out these 5 tips for dealing with winter skin.

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