Glycemic index: do you really know it?

You have been told that you need to cut out sugar and carbs to manage PCOS: that’s true. When you get out of your doctor’s or nutritionist’s office, you make your decision: I won’t eat any biscuits any more, I will forget pasta”.You don’t mess up, you follow your diet…

Test: PCOS quiz

Se ti sei collegata a questo sito, e se stai leggendo questo blog, probabilmente ti stai chiedendo se: “Ho la sindrome dell’ovaio policistico anche io?”. Probabilmente hai dei sintomi che possono farti pensare che, forse, sei anche tu in questa condizione. Il test che è riportato qui sotto, contiene delle domande…

See the doctor when

Do you know that the 15% of women find out they have PCOS just by chance? No symptoms, or unclear ones, nothing which may forecast PCOS. What about the other cases? Which signs should convince us to see a doctor? Let’s look into them one by one Extra hair growth,…

Why me?

Finding a good answer to this question-the one a lot of women make, is quite complex. The actual cause of PCOS isn’t clear yet, but it is the result of several factors, determined by the connection of various elements: genetic, hormonal, metabolic, environmental, it is not just a defect in…

How might doctors make a PCOS diagnosis?

Who do you have to ask for if you want to get a clear diagnosis about PCOS? Your GP, the gynecologist, the endocrinologist, the dermatologist are the specialists you may ask for advice and help. How can you get to a proper PCOS diagnosis? Just one test isn’t enough at…