Posts tagged PCOS
My PCOS Diagnosis

She frowned, told me that cysts are a symptom of PCOS, they are not the condition itself. I learned that PCOS is actually a disorder that impacts your hormones, including insulin, which is why some PCOS patients find that Metformin (a drug prescribed to diabetic patients) helps stabilize their hormones and enables them to lose weight successfully by eating well and exercising.

I learned that all the frustration and failure with weight loss had nothing to do with me needing to try harder or work harder – it was a result of hormones, specifically insulin, that were running amuck in my body.

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How Panic Attacks + PCOS Improved my Life

Counseling had been something I’d tried before, and it had been okay. I wasn’t against it, but I wasn’t jumping around trying to sign up for anything either. But one night I had just had enough of feeling miserable, so I hunted around a bit and found a counselor I felt like might be a good fit (and who accepted my insurance!).

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