“This is Us” and infertility.

Dear newly starting out infertility couple. If you don’t watch the show “This is us” then you missed out on Season three where the main character Kate goes to a fertility doctor with her husband to discuss IVF. She is told that due to her weight she has a 90% chance of having complications and IVFContinue reading ““This is Us” and infertility.”

Ground breaking research: Can PCOS be an autoimmune disease?

This could be a game changer. I described in my post, “My diagnosis of PCOS is bullshit” how I thought how my PCOS was just a convenient diagnosis. “Currently, the diagnosis of PCOS is typically made using the Rotterdam criteria, which require two of the following three to be present: oligo- or anovulation; clinical and/or biologicalContinue reading “Ground breaking research: Can PCOS be an autoimmune disease?”

My diagnosis of PCOS is bullshit

What is PCOS? PCOS is Poly Cystic Ovarian Syndrome. Its one of the most common hormonal endocrine disorders in women. PCOS has been recognized and diagnosed for seventy-five years. There are many signs and symptoms that a woman may experience. Since PCOS cannot be diagnosed with one test alone and symptoms vary from woman toContinue reading “My diagnosis of PCOS is bullshit”