PCOS and Covid-19 Risk

Do people with PCOS have a higher risk of developing Covid-19? It appears so.  A recent study published in the European Journal of Endocrinology found the rate of COVID-19 in PCOS patients was close to double that in people without it. Here’s what you need to know to better protect yourself.

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7 Signs You’re Not Getting Enough Vitamin B12

Do you have a B12 deficiency? People with PCOS need to make sure they are getting enough vitamin B12. Why? Metformin, oral contraceptives, and common heartburn medications can deplete levels of vitamin B12. Conditions that interfere with nutrient absorption, such celiac or Crohn’s disease, can also affect levels of B12.Here are some common signs and symptoms of a vitamin B12 deficiency.

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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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PCOS, Hypothalamic Amenorrhea, or Both?

Not getting your period is a hallmark feature of polycystic ovary syndrome, but some women may have a condition known as hypothalamic amenorrhea as well. Here’s what to know about the differences between the two.

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PCOS and Migraines: Ow! My Aching Head!

Migraine with PCOS is complex and can result in feelings of anxiety, hopelessness, isolation and frustration.  There is relief for you.  We can accomplish more with a team than on our own. Learn more about the relationship between PCOS, common environmental and food triggers, and treatment options.

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Putting a Stop to Binge Eating

Women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) are six times more likely to suffer from eating disorders according to new research presented at the American Society for Reproductive Medicine conference this week. Types of eating disorders include anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge eating disorder. As many as one-third of women with PCOS suffer from binge eating disorder. If this is you, here are tips to put an end to binge eating.

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