What to Know About Taking Metformin for PCOS

If you have PCOS and have been prescribed metformin, chances are you have a lot of questions and concerns about taking this medication. The majority of people with PCOS have high insulin levels which causes weight gain, cravings, and even dark patches on your skin. Over time, exposure to high insulin levels can make you insulin resistant or turn into type 2 diabetes. Metformin is a well-known medication used for PCOS, which works to lower your insulin and reduce your risk for diabetes. This article will tell you everything you need to know about taking metformin if you have PCOS, how to manage side effects, as well as alternative treatments.

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7 Benefits of Omega-3 Fats for PCOS

Omega 3 fats are effective at improving many aspects of PCOS including triglycerides and mood, and help to support a healthy pregnancy. New research shows omega-3 fats can even boost fertility in those with PCOS. Here’s what to know about omega-3 fats.

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10 Surprising Benefits of Ovasitol for PCOS

Sure, you may have heard that the inositol supplement Ovasitol is great for PCOS, but not sure if you believe the hype? Here’s 10 benefits of taking Ovasitol if you have PCOS.

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What to look for in a nutrition supplement for PCOS

Interested in nutrition supplements to help manage your PCOS? Perhaps you are already taking some now or have in the past. You aren’t alone. In an international poll of over 1,300 women with PCOS, 99% reported wanting an alternative treatment to oral contraceptives to help improve their PCOS. But what you may not know is that not all nutrition supplements are created equal. Some supplements for PCOS may even harmful. Here’s how to protect yourself.

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The 4 Best Supplements For Fertility

While no pill or drink can replace a healthy diet and lifestyle, emerging research has shown that taking certain dietary supplements can improve your fertility. Here’s our list of the Top 4 dietary supplements women with PCOS should consider taking to improve their fertility.

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Melatonin Improves Fertility

Melatonin has always been known with being a helpful sleep aid, but did you know it’s also involved in fertility? Melatonin is a hormone as well as an antioxidant secreted by the pineal gland that controls the wake and sleep cycle associated with the circadian rhythm. Emerging research shows melatonin also plays a key role in fertility, and in particular, for women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).

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