Another Hairy Issue: Dealing with Hair Loss
The scalp hair lives between two and five years. However some women aren't so lucky. It is scary and frightening to be able to look into the mirror and see your scalp when you started out with a nice thick head of hair.
Taking Time to Relax
In his book, "In Pursuit of Fertility," Robert R. Franklin, MD stated, "Over the years, I have observed that women with PCO are in high gear most of the time -- their minds are constantly racing ninety miles an hour" (1995).
Taking PCOS to Heart
Recently, I went to see my new care physician for a regular check up. She did a very thorough job. She did an EKG while I was in her office because there is a history of heart disease in my family on both sides.
Project Heart - PCOSupport Reaches out to Teens
PCOTeen, A division of the PolyCystic Ovarian Syndrome Association, is launching Project HEART -- Helping Educate And Reach Teens. This program will provide support and education to young women in high school and college who are dealing with PCOS.
Evaluating Internet Information: A Guide for Cysters
Before I was diagnosed, I knew I had a problem with my hormones. I didn't have a name for it, but I knew the hairiness on my neck, the lack of menstruation, and my thinning hair had to be related.
I Have to Drink How Much Water?!?!?
Getting more water into your day is not as hard as it sounds. If you drink a glass of water with each meal, you've already drank one-third of your day's allocation!
A Hairy Issue: Dealing with Hirsuitism
Some women grow hair in places that we do not want it (the neck and chin, the back, the chest). Some of us have to deal thinning hair on our scalps.
A Patient's Guide to PCOS
A comprehensive guide to polycystic ovary syndrome, from a leading authority on the condition
OBGYN.net Conference CoverageFrom the International PCOSupport Conference and the Women’s Symposium on Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome - San Diego, CA - May 2000
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