All about PCOS

Woman holding stomach for cramps

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, or PCOS, affects 1.4 million women in Canada. It’s the most common endocrine disorder experienced by women of childbearing age. Although no specific cause has been identified, it always exists alongside a hormonal imbalance. Whether you’ve suspected that you have PCOS, or are looking for more clarity on how to manage symptoms, you’re in the right place. … Read More

The lowdown on menstrual hygiene

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Menstruation has historically been somewhat of a taboo topic, something only whispered about amongst friends or through bathroom stalls. This has led many women to grow up unfamiliar with their bodies and how to care for them, especially during menstruation. This is completely natural but the more you know, the better you will be able to enjoy your period and … Read More

Preventing Type 2 Diabetes Post-Pregnancy

If you were diagnosed with gestational diabetes while pregnant, it might have left you thinking – how can I prevent getting type 2 diabetes? While gestational diabetes occurs in approximately 5% of pregnancies, there are many lifestyle factors that can help to prevent type 2 diabetes post-pregnancy. What is gestational diabetes? Gestational diabetes (GD) is defined as any degree of … Read More