Should you Take a Multivitamin?

Should you take a multivitamin if you have PCOS? This is one of the popular questions we hear from our patients at the PCOS Nutrition Center. Certainly many with PCOS may be taking other supplements to help manage their PCOS, do they really need a multivitamin on top of those pills? How much is too much? What should you look for in a multivitamin? Here’s what to know about taking a multivitamin if you have PCOS.

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Continuous Glucose Monitors for PCOS

In this blog post, we will explore what CGMs are, how they work, and the pros and cons of using them for managing blood sugar for PCOS.

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I Took Ovasitol. Here’s What Happened

A nutrition supplement called Ovasitol can really help people with PCOS? I’ll admit, I was skeptical too-until I tried it. I used to believe that most individuals with PCOS can get their needs met through food and didn’t need to take supplements. It wasn’t until I started researching inositol for a chapter on supplements for my book PCOS: The Dietitian’s Guide, that I saw the evidence first-hand.

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PCOS and Fatty Liver Disease: Treatment and Prevention

If you have PCOS and have been told by your doctor that you have a fatty liver, you aren’t alone. Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), commonly referred to as fatty liver, is highly prevalent in women with PCOS. Fatty liver has been shown to be 4x higher in women with PCOS. NAFLD is a silent condition. Most people with PCOS won’t know that they have it until getting blood results. Having fatty liver or NAFLD increases the risk of cardiovascular disease. If not treated, fatty liver can progress to more advanced stages of liver damage. Here’s information on what to know about fatty liver and how to prevent or treat it if you have PCOS.

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How Weight Stigma Hurts Your PCOS

Weight stigma, or bias, is a prevalent issue that permeates various aspects of society, from healthcare to personal relationships. This blog post will explore what weight stigma is, how it impacts individuals with PCOS, both mentally and physically, and what you can do to combat it.

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The Best Ways to Lower Inflammation for PCOS

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a common hormonal disorder often accompanied by a range of symptoms such as irregular periods, excessive hair growth, and weight gain. Beyond these visible signs, PCOS is also associated with a silent culprit: inflammation. Fortunately, there are natural approaches, including dietary changes and supplements, that can help lower inflammation and improve the quality of life for people with PCOS.

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