Category Archives: PCOS

04 Jan

PCOS and the Spoons

By Dr. Gretchen KubackyChronic Illness, PCOS

Are you familiar with “spoon theory?” If not, you absolutely want to do yourself a favor and read this article. Go ahead, I’ll be here. Back? Okay, good! Spoon theory was written by a woman with lupus, Christine Miserandano, to describe what it’s like to live with a chronic disease. She imagined a person’s level

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27 Sep

Sleep Improvement Quick Tip #7: Bedrooms should be for sleeping and sex, period!

By Dr. Gretchen KubackyChronic Illness, Integrative Healthcare, PCOS, Sleep

As a health psychologist, I know that our brains excel at making associations between things.  As a person with common sense, I know that people tend to really like sleeping and having sex.  One of the problems of chronic sleep issues is that the bedroom becomes associated with lots of different activities: watching TV, checking

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