Tag Archives: infertility

06 Apr

Four Ways that Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) Can Take a Toll On Your Femininity (And What You Can Do To Feel Like a Woman Again)

By Dr. Gretchen KubackyChronic Illness, Femininity, Infertility, PCOS, Thriving

  Polycystic Ovary Syndrome is an endocrine disorder that affects up to 10% of women and is the main cause of female infertility. But if you’re here, reading this post, maybe you already know that! Although there have been significant gains in public awareness and strides toward a deeper understanding of the syndrome, PCOS is

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05 Jan

Getting Started with Getting Healthy

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

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a complicated, often frustrating condition that affects many women who are experiencing infertility, or may even be a primary cause of infertility.  Symptoms typically include recurrent ovarian cysts, excess hair growth (or hair loss similar to male pattern baldness), acne, skin darkening, difficulty losing weight, and, of course, trouble getting

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28 Feb

Mind/Body – When Your Body Won’t Mind!

By Dr. Gretchen KubackyNutrition & Mental Health, Thriving

Everyone’s telling you to “just relax and you’ll get pregnant,”  or “take a vacation and it’ll happen.”  Isn’t that a huge pressure, besides the basic fact that getting pregnant hasn’t proven to be so easy for you?   Getting pregnant can be so frustrating when it involves medical procedures, carefully timed intercourse, self-tests and monitoring, medication,

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