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Sabina Braverman, MPA
How My Journey With Whole30® May Have Improved My PCOS Markers

How My Journey With Whole30® May Have Improved My PCOS Markers

I couldn’t help but wonder if this decrease in DHEA-S could be attributed to my Whole30®. As a former Psychology major, the phrase “correlation does not equal causation” is permanently etched in my brain. So, although I can't say for certain that Whole30® helped me lower my PCOS markers, the positive bloodwork results have been enough of an incentive to keep me focused on reducing sugar intake and emotional eating.

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Nathalie Daudet, BSW
Fertility Awareness Method Can Help Whether You're Avoiding Pregnancy Or Actively Trying

Fertility Awareness Method Can Help Whether You're Avoiding Pregnancy Or Actively Trying

The rhythm method and the fertility awareness method are two very different things. While the rhythm method predicts when ovulation will happen based on the idea that all women ovulate around the same time each month and have a 28 day cycle (which is not always the case), the fertility awareness method actually confirms that ovulation has taken place by tracking your own unique fertility signs.

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Megan Tantillo BSN, RN
Why Balancing Blood Sugar Is Important For A Healthy Period

Why Balancing Blood Sugar Is Important For A Healthy Period

Blood sugar regulation is perhaps the most underrated piece of the hormonal balance puzzle. Often overlooked, mismanaged blood sugar can very well be the underlying root cause of your hormonal problems. The following post will talk about the hormones involved in blood sugar regulation, outline the signs of dysregulation, and provide dietary guidelines for balancing blood sugar.

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Dr. Alexsia Priolo
Here's What PCOS Really Is And How It's Diagnosed

Here's What PCOS Really Is And How It's Diagnosed

One in ten women live with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), a complex metabolic and endocrine disorder. Although the word cyst is present in the name, you do not need to have cysts to be diagnosed with PCOS. Read on to learn more about the diagnostic criteria for PCOS, the four different types of PCOS, and the next steps you can take with your newfound PCOS knowledge. 

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