I am 1 in 4

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October 9, 2019 by Dr. Alda Ngo

October is Pregnancy & Infant Loss Awareness Month 1 in 4 experience pregnancy loss. Thousands of empty-armed parents grieve the loss of their child in pregnancy, at birth or in infancy per year in Canada. They often grieve on their own, isolated in silence. Because the cultural & social infrastructure to support them is lost… Read more »

PCOS & Insulin Resistance: 3 Steps to Overcome It

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September 30, 2019 by Catherine Woodlock

What is PCOS? Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is a hormonal imbalance that affects one in ten people.  This imbalance of hormones can disrupt ovulation, possibly leading to what looks like a string of pearls on the ovaries under the ultrasound.  Also called hyperandrogenic anovulation, some people with PCOS have higher than normal levels of male… Read more »

5 Ways to Manage PCOS Naturally

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September 26, 2019 by Dr. Alda Ngo

WHAT IS PCOS? Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS ) affects 1 in 10 people. It is a common endocrine disorder and one of the leading causes of infertility. It can present with a broad spectrum of possible symptoms, so the medical community formed a panel to come to a consensus. According to this Rotterdam panel, a… Read more »

Pregnancy Success with PCOS: a Journey of Courage & Triumph

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September 23, 2019 by Christina Pistotnik

A lot of my patients that have PCOS see this diagnosis as a battle, and in a sense it is.  Menstrual cycles are typically irregular and weight, hair growth, and acne can be an issue. You know, all the fun stuff a woman has to deal with, but on an exponentially elevated level. Where do… Read more »

3 Supplements for Fertility

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August 26, 2019 by Catherine Woodlock

Upon the occasion that I clean and clear out my cupboards, I used to come across the dreaded “supplement graveyard” – you know, the old supplements that were purchased in a spur of the moment attempt to correct some mild physical ailment.  Without a clear clinical direction, I would take these with little understanding of… Read more »

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