When fats are good for you: PCOS and omega-3 fatty acids

When we say fat, we usually mean butter, lard, or oil, those ingredients we have to cut down on drastically. But some fats are good for us. Here, I’ll introduce you to omega-3 fatty acids, which, in a moderate quantity, are not only healthy, but they can help be useful…

Amenorrhea: when is PCOS responsible for it?

When your period is missing (and you are not pregnant), you get worried, of course. Even if it is painful, annoying, exhausting, our period tells us that our body is working regularly. Every woman has got her own pace: 21, 28, 30 days or more. You should know yours. But…

PCOS and infertility: Dr. Perloe interview

Lotus Flower PCOS had the great honor to interview Dr. Mark Perloe, one of the most important reproductive endocrinology & infertility specialist in Atlanta, GA. He has extensive experience treating conditions related to infertility including polycystic ovary syndrome, recurrent pregnancy loss, menstrual disorders, fibroids, male factor infertility, endocrine disorders, and…

Sasha Ottey’s Interview

Sasha is a wonderful woman. I met Sasha Ottey a few years ago, when I was at the very beginning of my journey into the world of PCOS, and of the women who live and deal with the symptoms of the syndrome every day. Since then she has taught me…

The hormones of the period

Let them be too short, too long, too frequent, too infrequent, too painful, too copious, or too scarce, we have got a lot of words to define them and numberless reasons to hate them. Yet, we don’t feel well without our periods. We complaint about our menses all the time,…

Why once every 28 days?

Have you ever asked yourself why every 28 days? What am I talking about? Our awful, annoying, hated menses. Let’s take it for granted: they are a bother. They make us sad, lazy, whiny, and we are in a very bad mood. They change our body, we gain weight, we…

Melissa Christie’s interview

This is a very interesting interview, a precious record from Australia. I was really pleased and honored to meet Melissa Christie, the founder of PCOS Pathways, a blog totally dedicated to women with PCOS. It was born from a direct experience as she suffers from PCOS herself-her experience aims to…

Gretchen Kubacky’s interview

I was greatly honored to interview Dr. Gretchen Kubacky, let’s introduce her. Dr. Gretchen Kubacky, “The PCOS Psychologist,” is a health psychologist in private practice in Los Angeles, California, an inCyst Certified PCOS Educator, and the founder of PCOS Wellness.  She is also a PCOS patient! Her goal is to…

Choose healthy sugar for you

Here we are again to speak about sugar! In the previous article we got rid of the “dangers” you had stored in your cupboard, now let’s fill it with some “friendly” (sweet) food. I am terribly sorry, but you don’t need any sweet snacks or drinks in your kitchen nor in…