I was diagnosed with PCOS in 2009. At the time, everything I knew about PCOS came from the flimsy little pamphlet my doctor handed to me after my ultrasound. Even after spending a few months scouring the web for more info on PCOS, I was still pretty empty handed. It felt nearly impossible to get started on my healing because I couldn’t find any high quality information. So then there were a lot of things I learned about PCOS over the course of doing several years of research and writing. In…

5 Things I Wish I Knew when I was Diagnosed with PCOS

I was diagnosed with PCOS in 2009. At the time, everything I knew about PCOS came from the flimsy little pamphlet my doctor handed to me after my ultrasound. Even after spending a few months scouring the web for more info on PCOS, I was still pretty empty handed. It felt nearly impossible to get started on my healing because I couldn’t find any high quality information. So then there were a lot of things I learned about PCOS over the course of doing several years of research and writing. In…

Pcos ultrasound

Pcos ultrasound

Pcos ultrasound

Pcos ultrasound

We've begun the process of changing the name of PCOS -- and it's about time! PCOS is a hormonal condition. The ultrasound finding of polycystic ovaries means almost nothing.

We've begun the process of changing the name of PCOS -- and it's about time! PCOS is a hormonal condition. The ultrasound finding of polycystic ovaries means almost nothing.

Polycystic ovaries are the symptom of PCOS—not the cause. That's why the condition cannot be diagnosed by ultrasound, but requires blood tests.

Polycystic ovaries are the symptom of PCOS—not the cause. That's why the condition cannot be diagnosed by ultrasound, but requires blood tests.

Many people are not familiar with how fatty liver is diagnosed. This article presents the different methods used for fatty liver imaging, or the...

Many people are not familiar with how fatty liver is diagnosed. This article presents the different methods used for fatty liver imaging, or the...

Polycystic ovary syndrome, also known as PCOS, is a leading cause of infertility. Pelvic ultrasounds, physical exams, and blood tests are all used to diagnose this syndrome. Read about PCOS and other fertility concerns on this infographic from a fertility doctor in Chicago.

Polycystic ovary syndrome, also known as PCOS, is a leading cause of infertility. Pelvic ultrasounds, physical exams, and blood tests are all used to diagnose this syndrome. Read about PCOS and other fertility concerns on this infographic from a fertility doctor in Chicago.

The Surprising Truth About PCOS

The Surprising Truth About PCOS

My ultrasound report did not show any cysts on my ovaries, so #PCOS cannot be the problem. #MythDebunked

My ultrasound report did not show any cysts on my ovaries, so #PCOS cannot be the problem. #MythDebunked

I have an update on my status. I went for an ultrasound in April and found that my endometrioma (both have shrunk half in size). One of them is now only a little over 2 cm in size and the other onl...

I have an update on my status. I went for an ultrasound in April and found that my endometrioma (both have shrunk half in size). One of them is now only a little over 2 cm in size and the other onl...

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