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Repeated Antibiotics Use Linked to Higher Diabetes Risk

Posted by PCOS Challenge, Inc. on March 27, 2015 at 4:49pm 1 Comment

Antibiotics save lives. However, overusing antibiotics has adverse consequences. This study links repeated antibiotic use to diabetes risk. Do you frequently use antibiotics?…

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Dr Daniel Dumesic Much of the information about PCOS focuses on weight loss,
but what if you are a lean woman with PCOS?

Dr. Daniel Dumesic joins the PCOS Challenge radio show to speak about lean women with PCOS. Dr. Dumesic is Professor and Division Chief of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of California, Los Angeles.


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PCOS — Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) affects one in 10 women, yet most people are uninformed about the condition. PCOS is a genetic, hormonal, metabolic and reproductive disorder that can lead to obesity, cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, infertility and endometrial cancer. PCOS is the leading cause of infertility and the most common endocrine disorder in younger women. There is no cure for PCOS; therefore it is a life-long condition, and people need to be informed about managing PCOS and all the symptoms associated with it.

The best way to manage PCOS is to mentally prepare ourselves for life-long behavioral changes and adjust our lives so that we are living the healthiest way possible. That is what the PCOS Challenge will do for us. The PCOS Challenge is a program that brings women with PCOS together to support each other in the difficult journey to turning our lives around and trying to reverse PCOS.

 

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PCOS Challenge, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit. With over 27,000 members, we are one of the largest and most active support organizations for women with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome worldwide. We touch the lives of women with PCOS and their supporters each year through cable television and radio programming, online and offline support groups, and education and awareness initiatives. Since our programs began in 2009, we've helped many women find answers that have helped them overcome their struggles with infertility, weight gain, anxiety and depression and reduce their risk for life-threatening related conditions.

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JESSICA MACHADO replied to Amber West's discussion 31 yeara old, diagnosed at 14, didn't understand how much PCOS would effect my life later on!!!
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31 yeara old, diagnosed at 14, didn't understand how much PCOS would effect my life later on!!!

Started by Amber West in Introductions. Last reply by JESSICA MACHADO 4 hours ago. 27 Replies

My name is Amber and I'll be 32 in February. I've been happily married for 5 years (and very unhappily infertile). I was diagnosed at age 14, but definitely had NO idea the pain this disease would…Continue

My 4-Hour Long Electrolysis Session

Started by Monica Leftwich in Hair and Skin Issues with PCOS. Last reply by Monica Leftwich Dec 17, 2014. 6 Replies

The main thing I need to say is why in the world did it take so long for me to make this decision!I have the most annoying, thick dark hairs on my chin and neck and I simply grew weary of looking at…Continue

Metformin versus birth control.

Started by Jessica Barbour-Bright in Depression and Mental Health with PCOS. Last reply by Christina Espinoza on Monday. 14 Replies

I despise the way birth control makes me feel "insane," but the metformin isn't doing it's job completely. My periods are still extremely painful, and somewhat heavy. Has anyone else experienced…Continue

PCOS and Infertility-Don't Give Up Hope

Started by Kit in PCOS and Fertility. Last reply by Monique Apr 11. 33 Replies

To all of you women suffering from PCOS and your loved ones going through the infertility track with you don't give up. I was diagnosed with PCOS at 14. My doctor always told me that I would get…Continue

 
 
 

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