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 […]Read more »
PCOS: SpironolactoneUpdated 8 November 2022 under Health Guides.
Spironolactone (pronounced: spi–ro–no–lac–tone) is a diuretic or “water pill” that’s prescribed for people who have high blood pressure and for those who have swelling due to extra fluid, but it […]Read more »
PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome): General InformationUpdated 8 November 2022 under Health Guides.
PCOS is a common problem among teens and young people. In fact, almost 1 out of 10 people have PCOS. What is PCOS? Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a hormone […]Read more »
PCOS: WorksheetsUpdated 4 October 2018 under Health Guides.
Period and Symptom Trackers: Keeping track of when your period starts and stops is a good way to see if there is a pattern to your menstrual cycle. It’s also important […]Read more »
PCOS: Insulin and MetforminUpdated 8 November 2022 under Health Guides.
Teens with PCOS may have elevated insulin levels and are more likely to develop diabetes. Metformin is a medication often prescribed for people with PCOS to help prevent or treat […]Read more »
PCOS: Preparing for Your Oral Glucose Tolerance TestUpdated 8 November 2022 under Health Guides.
If you have PCOS and you’re getting ready to have an oral glucose tolerance test, you may be wondering how to prepare for the test and what the results may […]Read more »
PCOS: The Oral Contraceptive PillUpdated 8 November 2022 under Health Guides.
Adolescents and young people are frequently prescribed oral contraceptive pills (also called the “Pill”) for Polycystic Ovary Syndrome and for other problems like irregular or absent menstrual periods, menstrual cramps, […]Read more »
PCOS: PCOS-Friendly Foods, Snacks, and Grocery Shopping TipsUpdated 11 December 2020 under Health Guides.
You may have noticed that some meals leave you satisfied while others leave you with a growling stomach only an hour later. One way to help you feel more satisfied […]Read more »
PCOS: Sample Menus and RecipesUpdated 11 December 2020 under Health Guides.
Here you’ll find sample menus that will help give you some ideas for healthy meals and snacks. Keep in mind that depending on your own metabolism and activity level, […]Read more »
PCOS: Nutrition BasicsUpdated 11 December 2020 under Health Guides.
Diet and exercise are important parts of managing PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome). This is because young women with PCOS often have higher levels of the hormone insulin in their blood, […]Read more »