Is Weight Watchers Good for PCOS

Oprah has been doing it (and profiting well) from Weight Watchers for over a year now but it doesn’t mean WW is the best diet for people with PCOS to follow. Here’s why

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PCOS Fatigue: Why Am I So Tired?

In today’s fast-paced world, it’s not uncommon for people to feel fatigued, and to chalk it up to simply working too many hours and sleeping too little. Women with PCOS may feel particularly more tired due to insulin resistance (resistant cells prevent glucose from supplying adequate energy). But what if you are not just tired but exhausted? All. The. Time. While minor lifestyle changes can boost your energy, sometimes there may be more serious underlying conditions that are draining you. Here are some surprising reasons you may be running on empty.

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PCOS and Sleep Problems

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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 emotional health. Unfortunately, patients with PCOS tend to have more sleep problems. 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. If you are ready for a good nights sleep, these tips can help!

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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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Highlights from the 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 1,000 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 mean for you.

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