Is it possible to have irregular ovulation and irregular periods? If so, what’s the cause?

Updated 4 November 2015 under Ask Us.

Irregular periods are often caused from not ovulating every month. This is common in the first year or two after you start your periods. Some months you may ovulate and […]

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Is milk (and milk products) prohibited if you have PCOS?

Updated 6 October 2015 under Ask Us.

Milk and other dairy products are not prohibited for young women with PCOS. If you find that dairy upsets your stomach, you may want to try a different type of […]

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Pls help! I have PCOS. My breasts were perfect before I gained weight. But now I am embarrassed because my breasts are big and loose. Is there anything I can do to make them smaller and lift them up without surgery? I don’t want to have a muscular body either.

Updated 29 September 2015 under Ask Us.

Managing your weight when you have a diagnosis of PCOS can be challenging but not impossible. One way to accomplish this is by following a PCOS-friendly diet– one that includes […]

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I have a lot of body hair, and it kind of embarrasses me. I even get comments about how I have sideburns. Is this normal?

Updated 22 June 2015 under Ask Us.

Extra or “unwanted” hair on certain parts of your body such as your face, arms, stomach and back is called “hirsutism”, pronounced: her-suit-is-m. This may be genetic (other women in […]

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Can I have potatoes if I am on the PCOS diet?

Updated 5 March 2015 under Ask Us.

Of course! With PCOS, it is okay to have anything you want but what is important is to keep in mind the portion size and how often. Potatoes are carbohydrates […]

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I’m 16 and my doctor sent me for a blood test to check for PCOS… I’m terrified and would just like to talk to someone who has PCOS and ask questions. Do you know of any way I can do this?

Updated 17 February 2015 under Ask Us.

Yes! We have lots of information about PCOS which stands for Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, a medical condition which causes symptoms that often include: irregular periods, acne, unwanted hair, and trouble […]

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I have PCOS, should I avoid carbs completely?

Updated 29 January 2015 under Ask Us.

Good question! Avoiding carbs (officially called “carbohydrates”) all together isn’t a great idea. Carbs provide our body with energy and they are the only fuel used by the brain.  However, […]

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I have PCOS and I’m thinking of following a no-carb diet for a month. Can I eat brown rice, pasta, and bread on this diet?

Updated 23 December 2014 under Ask Us.

Avoiding carbs (carbohydrates) all together, (even for just a month), isn’t a great idea because carbs provide your body with energy. Some people believe that eating carbs will cause weight […]

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Should dairy products be included in a PCOS meal plan?

Updated 23 April 2014 under Ask Us.

Dairy products can be included in a healthy PCOS meal plan as long as you are not lactose intolerant or allergic to milk. Low-fat milk, yogurt, and cheese are good […]

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