Highlights from the New International PCOS Guidelines

Did you hear? The newly released International evidence-based guidelines for the assessment and management of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) were released this week. Designed to provide clear information to assist clinical decision making and support optimal patient care, these guidelines encompass the culmination of the work of over 3,000 health professionals and consumers internationally. These guidelines reflect the newest advancements in PCOS research and offer more insight into better managing and treating PCOS. Here’s what they got right-and wrong!

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Dairy Free Ice Cream 3 Ways

Ice cream is a sweet and icy treat that is perfect for a hot day (or any day!). We created three dairy-free varieties of ice cream that are tasty, but packed with nutrient-dense ingredients. In these recipes we’ve used anti-inflammatory ingredients like coconut milk, avocado, and bananas and tasty additions like matcha, cocoa, and walnuts to help fight PCOS symptoms.Not only are these recipes tasty, but they’re super easy to boot! You don’t need a fancy machine or a lot of time. Within minutes you can whip together dessert for the entire family to enjoy!

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6 Nutrition Tips for a Healthy PCOS Pregnancy

Pregnant with PCOS and not sure what to eat? Relax! While some factors are outside of your control, eating a nutritious diet is one way you can support a healthy pregnancy.Here are a few tips to get your pregnancy off on a good start.

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Is Yoga the Missing Piece from Your PCOS Self Care Routine?

Supplements? Check. Improved nutritional choices? Check. A curated team of supportive health care providers? Check. A regular yoga practice? Haven’t gotten around to it yet? If not, it’s definitely time to consider doing so. With its ability to improve self-confidence and self-awareness, balance hormone levels, and dampen the effects of stress, yoga might be the tool to help you manage your PCOS symptoms you’ve been looking for.

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How to Get More Sleep

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When was the last time you had a great night sleep? Are you too sleep-deprived to remember? Then this article is for you. Feeling tired is only one sign that you aren’t getting enough sleep. The effects of sleep loss run deep; it can affect your long-term health and your weight. Sleep disturbances, including insufficient sleep, poor sleep quality, insomnia, and especially obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) are considered independent risk factors for the development and worsening of insulin resistance. Learn how getting more sleep can help your PCOS.

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Obstructive Sleep Apnea and PCOS

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Women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) are at a higher risk for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) according to findings presented at the 9th Annual Meeting of the Androgen Excess & PCOS Society. One report suggests PCOS women are 30 times more likely to have OSA (low slow wave activity, sleep loss, oxygen deficiency) than compared with controls. Here’s what women with PCOS need to know about OSA.

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