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AHA: Why Do IVF Pregnancies With Frozen Embryos Raise Preeclampsia Risk?

AHA: Why Do IVF Pregnancies With Frozen Embryos Raise Preeclampsia Risk?

MONDAY, Jan. 14, 2019 (American Heart Association) -- For women who use in vitro fertilization to get pregnant, particularly those who find success with frozen embryo transfers, recent studies have found they have an increased risk of...
Posted 02/22/2019
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Life Hacks and PCOS

Life Hacks and PCOS

Living with PCOS is a day-to-day battle. There are so many symptoms of a PCOS diagnosis to tackle and deal with: acne, missing periods, facial hair, cramps, migraines, unbalanced hormone levels, thinning hair, weight gain, high blood sugar, and so...
Posted 02/14/2019
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Relationships and PCOS

Relationships and PCOS

PCOS can put a strain on a relationship. A partner or significant other may struggle to understand the emotional and body struggles. Sometimes we don't know how to ask for help, and sometimes our loved ones don't know how to help.On myPCOSteam,...
Posted 02/06/2019
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To Track Carbs, Tap Into the Glycemic Index … and Its Cousin

To Track Carbs, Tap Into the Glycemic Index … and Its Cousin

By Len Canter, HealthDay ReporterMONDAY, Dec. 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Rather than just counting carbs, you might want to get familiar with the glycemic index and the glycemic load, numeric weighting systems that rank carb-based foods based...
Posted 12/20/2018
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Self Acceptance and PCOS

Self Acceptance and PCOS

Accepting a PCOS diagnosis is difficult. On top of it, we also must deal with all the bodily and emotional changes that come with it. PCOS can change our weight, hair, face, and emotional health. It takes time to accept the diagnosis and figure...
Posted 12/14/2018
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Could Smoggy Air Affect a Girl's Periods?

Could Smoggy Air Affect a Girl's Periods?

By Robert Preidt, HealthDay ReporterFRIDAY, Jan. 26, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- The quality of the air she breathes might have an impact on a teen girl's menstrual cycle, a new study suggests.U.S. researchers said that exposure to smoggy air could...
Posted 12/07/2018
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What are you thankful for?

What are you thankful for?

As the year comes to a close, many of us at myPCOSteam are reflecting on the year and what we're thankful for. Living with PCOS isn't easy, but taking a moment to share gratitude with the community can help boost spirits. To share what you're...
Posted 11/20/2018
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Health Tip: Risk Factors for an Ectopic Pregnancy

Health Tip: Risk Factors for an Ectopic Pregnancy

(HealthDay News) -- An ectopic pregnancy occurs when a fertilized egg grows outside the uterus, most commonly in the fallopian tube.The growing fetus eventually will cause the fallopian tube to burst, which can lead to life-threatening bleeding...
Posted 11/09/2018
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PCOS: Common Gynecologic Condition Linked to Mental Health Issues

PCOS: Common Gynecologic Condition Linked to Mental Health Issues

By Robert Preidt, HealthDay ReporterTUESDAY, April 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Could women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) be at increased risk for mental health problems? And are their children more likely to have autism and attention...
Posted 10/26/2018
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Replace Fear-Based Thinking with Love-Based Thinking

Replace Fear-Based Thinking with Love-Based Thinking

"Replace fear-based thinking with love-based thinking. Every time you're making a choice, ask yourself if it's going to cultivate the experience of unity and love or the experience of separation and stress." – Deepak ChopraWe all experience fear....
Posted 09/09/2018
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