Is PCOS Treatable?

Is PCOS Treatable?

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, abbreviated as PCOS, is the most common hormonal disorder in females of reproductive age (1). Fortunately, PCOS is very treatable! Females are at higher risk for PCOS if they have family members with PCOS or are obese (2). PCOS Syndrome When talking about treating PCOS, you must treat all the different PCOS…

Thyroid Eye Bulging And More Thyroid Eye Disease Symptoms

Thyroid Eye Bulging And More Thyroid Eye Disease Symptoms

Thyroid eye disease is a condition that occurs in nearly half of patients who have underlying autoimmune hyperthyroidism. Because hyperthyroidism occurs more commonly in women, thyroid eye disease is also seen more often in women. While thyroid eye disease symptoms are often seen with Graves’ disease, it can also be associated with hypothyroidism and even…

What PCOS Means

What PCOS Means

PCOS stands for Polycystic Ovary Syndrome. PCOS is a hormonal disease characterized by any two of the following:  ·   Irregular menstrual periods ·   Having physical signs or lab values of excessive androgens (“male hormones”) in your body ·   Polycystic ovaries on ultrasound It is the most common hormonal disorder in females of…

Symptoms Of An Overactive Thyroid (Hyperthyroidism Symptoms)

Symptoms Of An Overactive Thyroid (Hyperthyroidism Symptoms)

Hyperthyroidism, also known as “overactive thyroid”, is a condition where the thyroid gland makes too much thyroid for what your body actually needs. This will alter the body’s organ functions and generally push them to work too intensely (1). What Is The Thyroid? The thyroid is a small gland located in the front of the…

Is PCOS An Autoimmune Disease

Is PCOS An Autoimmune Disease

Many people wonder, “Is PCOS A Autoimmune Disease?” The answer? No, PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome) itself is not considered an autoimmune disease. It is a hormonal disorder that affects women’s ovaries and results in a variety of symptoms, including irregular periods, acne, and excess hair growth. Link Between PCOS And Autoimmune Disease There is evidence…

Perimenopause Sex Drive: Libido Decrease Or Increase?

Perimenopause Sex Drive: Libido Decrease Or Increase?

Many women have questions and concerns surrounding their perimenopause sex drive. Perimenopause is the transition period leading into menopause, which is marked by the final menstrual period (FMP) Perimenopause typically occurs about four years prior to a woman’s last menstrual period, but can start as early as ten years prior (1).  Perimenopause Sex Drive Sex…