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Mar 8, 2019

Imagine what life would be like if you were at the doctor’s office at age 16 and were told you could not conceive. In this podcast, I share the diagnosis, symptoms, and aftermath of PCOS aka Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome and Endometriosis. In honor of Endometriosis Awareness Month, I share the stats. I am not a doctor. I am simply sharing my personal opinion, knowledge, and experience.

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  • 0:55 Diagnosis and PCOS Symptoms
  • 2:02 I am Not a Doctor
  • 2:23 Excessive Hair
  • 3:10 Fatigue
  • 3:30 Olympic Swimming and Athletic Abilities
  • 4:10 Common misconceptions about PCOS
  • 4:35 Irregular menstrual cycles
  • 5:30 Living with PCOS - Active Lifestyle
  • 5:45 PCOS is hereditary
  • 5:55 Excessive Acne
  • 6:10 Holistic Plant-Based Diet
  • 7:05 Dr. Bronner’s Peppermint Soap as face and body wash
  • 7:25 My skin rash would glow in the dark
  • 7:34 Sensitive Skin/Arm and Hammer/Natural Deodorant
  • 7:50 Apple Cider Vinegar as facial astringent
  • 8:00 Rose Water as a facial toner  
  • 8:15 Whole Foods | Sprouts are where to find the items mentioned
  • 8:25 PCOS Statistics and symptoms
  • 8:50 March 8 International Women’s Day | March is Women’s History Month and Endometriosis Awareness Month
  • 9:00 Endometriosis statistics and symptoms
  • 10:00
  • 10:20 Every woman’s condition is different
  • 11:00 Visit endocrinologist and OB/GYN for diagnosis
  • 11:20 Why not use birth control
  • 11:30 PCOS and Endometriosis is an autoimmune disease that causes inflammation
  • 12:15 How to start holistic nutrition (Eating Clean)
  • 13:35 Try Gardein and Beyond Meat Frozen Foods Brands