My journey, of battling PCOS, has been the same as yours. I was diagnosed with PCOS in the winters of 2017. That December, after the doctors told me that PCOS was common in most women of my age, I spent a lot of time looking it up on the internet, as if I had to confirm the medical diagnosis with the symptoms mentioned online. I… Read More »Anushka’s journey of battling PCOS
Tired of listening to advice about what to eat and what not to? Did you fall for any bizarre diet plan that didn’t work out? Do you love food and find it impossible to eat bland salads all day? Don’t you worry! We’re here to tell you that such a restricted diet is absolutely unnecessary! Studies have shown that diets and physical activity are… Read More »Why are Calorie Restricted diets not a good option for women with PCOS?
The world has been dealing with the century’s most shocking crisis; the Covid-19 pandemic for the last 16 months. It is something that none of us ever imagined even in our wildest nightmares. We are constantly bombarded with the news of the colossal toll the virus has taken on human lives. Needless to say, the lockdown to contain the spread of COVID-19 is having a… Read More »PCOS – Effects of Lockdown on Women
As a Community of strong Cysters who are on their path to healing themselves, PCOS/PCOD is not a teenage pimple that vanishes overnight after putting toothpaste on it. It is a long, tiring, through and through the process. What we often overlook in this journey are the days when the extrovert is shy. The usually confident – Diva in you, wants to sit in her… Read More »Overcoming Low Self-esteem with PCOS
Proper treatment of PCOS is a balanced combination of multiple factors. Today, we will discuss about targeted supplementation. Being diagnosed with PCOS, your body is in a constant turmoil with hormones and nutrient deficiencies. The symptoms you face might largely be caused due to lack of one or the other nutrient or hormone. Through targeted supplementation, you can not only improve the rhythm of your… Read More »Top 5 Supplements for PCOS you should know About
When you were first diagnosed with PCOS, the first suggestion to tackle it must’ve been ‘weight-loss’. We’ve all been there and, as unfortunate as it sounds, it does require certain amount of exercise to drop the number on the scale.If you dislike putting hours into slow and prolonged workout sessions, you are in luck. A high intensity interval training, also known as HIIT, might be… Read More »Effectivity of HIIT Workout for PCOS Reversal
PCOS comes with an array of problems, belly fat being one of the many. Are you planning to cut out the excess with ab workouts? You might get disappointed at the results after earnestly pushing through those crunches.It is because ab workouts focus on strengthening your core and not fat burning.The fat that is hidden away, in between your internal organs (Visceral fat) contributes to… Read More »How to get rid of PCOS belly fat?
Should I opt for the Keto diet or should I go for paleo? Is it okay to try the Mediterranean diet or should I go for the Vegan diet? Should I go dairy-free and gluten-free? Will this new diet will work for my body? Will it give me the desired results? Let’s simplify all of your doubts with a small test. These 3 magical tick… Read More »PCOS and Weight Loss: Selection of Right Diet
We must be mindful of what we eat. It is the basic essence of a healthy lifestyle. Polycystic ovarian syndrome (commonly known as PCOS) is one of the most common hormonal disorders, affecting an estimated one in every five women in India. One of the main underlying causes of PCOS is insulin resistance. A diverse diet, which is based on local & seasonal foods and is culturally… Read More »Top 5 Foods for PCOS
PCOS, popularly known as Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, is a multisystem disorder which generally affects women in the age group of 15-45 years (reproductive age). In this syndrome, there are various metabolic disturbances and a wide variety of clinical features. It is a hormonal disorder that causes the enlargement of ovaries with small cysts of the outer edges. The cause of PCOS is not well understood.… Read More »Dr Kinjal on PCOS…