Supplements & Lifestyle Support for PCOS

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PCOS, or polycystic ovary syndrome, is a female metabolic condition. It was initially named because cysts in the ovaries were found. However, you don’t have to have cysts to be diagnosed with PCOS. The primary symptoms of PCOS are insulin resistance and hormonal imbalance. These can result in problems conceiving, weight gain, acne, and other mood changes.

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Can You Take Prenatal Vitamins If You Are NOT Pregnant?

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One of the frequently asked questions we get is whether or not prenatal vitamins are acceptable to take if you are not pregnant. The answer is simple: typically, yes. Although there are a few exceptions. But first, let’s explore how prenatal vitamins are different from other multivitamins and why you would want to consider taking them even if you’re not pregnant.

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5 Crucial Things That Affect Immunity

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It’s that time of year, where viral infections peak and it’s much easier to come down with the sniffles or a fever. Still, it’s entirely possible to support your body’s ongoing good health without ever succumbing to illness.

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How much Vitamin A is safe to take during pregnancy?

One of the most widely debated topics in prenatal health is the inclusion of Vitamin A in prenatal supplements.

But just how much is safe?

It is important to understand why Vitamin A is essential to your health and the development of your growing baby. It is also necessary to know the potential risks of Vitamin A deficiency which can include increased occurrence of anemia or lowered immunity to disease and illness for both pregnant and lactating mothers, as well as infant children. Vitamin A deficiency can also lead to slower growth and development in children. 

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