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Managing Your Symptoms As a Teen With PCOS

PCOS can add to the physical changes of the teen years, worsening acne, causing hair growth, and more. Learn how you can manage these symptoms. When you’re a teen with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), dealing with the symptoms of the condition...

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What to Know Before an Endometrial Biopsy

Learn how a secretory endometrial biopsy is performed before you have tissue samples taken from the lining of your uterus. An endometrial biopsy is a procedure where a small tissue sample is taken from the lining of the uterus, called the...

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Living With PCOS

Did you receive a PCOS diagnosis? Explore ways that you can live well, take control of your health, and manage your symptoms everyday.

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Are There Painless Forms of Hair Removal?

Hirsutism, or excess body hair, affects many women with PCOS. Here's a look at the different options for hair removal and the degree of pain involved. One of the more self-conscious conditions associated with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS)...

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Women With PCOS and Food Intolerances

Learn what women with PCOS should know about food intolerances and how they differ from other food allergies. For women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) who suffer from food allergies or food intolerances, and sensitivities, enjoying food can...

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PCOS and Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals

Endocrine disrupting chemicals can have a significant impact on the health and well being of women with PCOS. Here's what to know. Lifestyle modifications are the primary treatment approaches for women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)....

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The Link Between PCOS and Insulin Resistance

Women with PCOS should be screened for insulin resistance with a fasting blood glucose test, a glucose tolerance test, or glycosylated hemoglobin. As many as 30% to 40% of women who have polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) also have insulin resistance...

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5 Tips for Managing Itchy Skin From PCOS

Get tips for managing dry, itchy skin if you have PCOS, which can often cause unique challenges that are exacerbated by the winter cold. Women with PCOS often face unique challenges with their skin. Issues like acne, acanthosis nigricans, skin tags,...

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The Connection Between PCOS and Heart Disease

Learn why women with PCOS may be at an increased risk for heart disease, plus find out what you can do to prevent heart problems. Approximately 33% of American women will die of heart disease, making it the leading cause of death in this country,...

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Learn How to Test Your Blood Sugar

Monitoring your blood sugar levels is a key step in managing diabetes. Learn what normal readings are and how to monitor your levels. Insulin resistance is a common concern for women with polycystic ovarian syndrome, or PCOS. Insulin resistance,...

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Permanent Hair Removal for Women With PCOS

Electrolysis is the only permanent hair removal method approved by the FDA and is a popular option for women with PCOS. Here's what you need to know. Electrolysis is the only type of hair removal approved by the FDA as a permanent way of...

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