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Another Hairy Issue: Dealing with Hair Loss

November 13, 2011

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

November 13, 2011

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

November 13, 2011

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

November 13, 2011

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

November 13, 2011

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?!?!?

November 12, 2011

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!