PCOS, polycystic ovary syndrome, Stein-Leventhal Syndrome, the thief of womanhood. No matter what you call it, let's be honest, it's just not very pleasant. There are the irregular periods, muffin top around the midsection you didn't ask for, fertility issues, the hair loss, and let's not forget the hair growth in less than desirable places. None of which you signed up for. But, there's hope.
You can manage it. You can feel better. You can take back your health. Healthier eating habits and exercise can be a great place to start.
The directive to get to and maintain a healthy weight is usually the first bit (and sometimes the only bit) of lifestyle change advice doled out by healthcare providers to help treat PCOS. But what if you are already at a healthy weight? What if you don't want to lose weight? And if you do, how should you go about it?Read More