Natural anti-androgen supplements reduce testosterone or block its effects. In women, androgen blockers can improve the symptom of unwanted facial hair (hirsutism), usually associated with PCOS.Continue Reading
In your 40s, you may find you don’t cope with stress as well as you used to. You’re not imagining things, and you’re definitely not alone. Women are three times more likely to suffer anxiety, depression, and insomnia during the five years leading up to menopause.
These years are called perimenopause and it’s a vulnerable time. Not just because you’re busier than ever with career and family, but also because you’ve suddenly lost the progesterone that used to calm and stabilize your stress response system (hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal or HPA axis).Continue Reading
Coming off birth control doesn’t have to be a nightmare for skin. True, it was a nightmare last time, which is why you returned to the Pill after an only few months. But this time will be different, because this time, you know about post-Pill acne. You know it will get worse for six months, and then it will get better. And this time, you know how to treat it.Continue Reading
Lost your period? You might want to rethink your new diet of green smoothies and salads.
Perhaps your digestion feels better off carbs. Or maybe you’ve been told that low-carb is the best way to treat your PCOS. Either way, a low-carb diet might be okay in the short-term but can become a real problem for periods in the long-term.Continue Reading