WHAT ABOUT PRACTICING SOME YOGA?

Yoga! …”Mmh, I don’t like it, it is boring”, “It is for elderly people, and it does not make me lose weight”, “You have to be very flexible and thin to practice it” ,These are just a few common inappropriate statements about yoga, because it is not really known. We…

Will I be able to have a child?

It is an important question, you may get obsessed with it. If you have got a PCOS diagnosis, or just the result of a sonogram, you may think getting pregnant won’t be easy for you. I was told it myself when I underwent my first sonogram made: I was fifteen.…

PCOS awareness month

September is color teal as it is getting ready for PCOS Awareness Month, the month dedicated to shed some light on the Polycystic Ovary Syndrome. It wants to draw the attention to a very widespread disorder which deeply affect the femininity in the women of child-bearing age, and, if it…

When taste is more important than calories.

Every year, when I start work again after the summer vacations, my planner goes crazy, my phone rings all the time. New patients need my advice as they have made up their minds and their time has come- the time for a change in their everyday habits. Other patients beg…

Orlando I’m setting off

It is coming up: tickets and hotel bookings are ready, I am writing my speech. The PCOS Awareness Symposium is taking place on September the 22ndand 23rdin Orlando, Florida. As every year, it has been organized by pcoschallenge.org, the Us (and the world’s) most important association of women with PCOS.…

When words are deceiving

“7 easy ways to get rid of PCOS”, “5 miraculous pieces of advice to recover from PCOS”, “6 effective steps to fight PCOS”, “the only solution to face PCOS”, I could quote these kinds of catch phrases over and over again. They are very captivating, they provide painless, easy and…

When the weight is not the problem

We think (and I speak on my and my colleagues’ behalf) that PCOS is always and only linked to the excess of weight which is believed to cause and sustain it but, sometimes, things are different. It is true: most of the women suffering from PCOS are overweight or obese,…

When you are looking to get pregnant

I clearly remember my first abdomen sonogram- I was a teenager and the technician told me: “You have micropolicystyc ovariesand you are going to have a troublesome pregnancy”.  Has this happened to you too? Actually, I have been lucky because my ovaries were multifullicular (Gosh! Evaluation mistakes are too common!)…

The importance of losing weight

Yes, it is true: if you suffer from PCOS, you should lose weight (in case you are overweight). I always tell it to my patients. Every time I deal with this matter, I can perceive all the suffering a woman may experience when she speaks about herself, when she can’t…