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PCOS explained: what happens in your body when you don't ovulate

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PCOS explained: what happens in your body when you don't ovulate

So you’ve been diagnosed with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS).  Confused?  I was.  You may have been told it’s about cysts, excess male hormones or lack of ovulation.  All you really know is that something is not right.  It might be showing up for you as acne that persists well beyond your teenage years, excess hair on you belly, chin and upper lip, irregular periods, weight gain, or maybe you’ve finally decided it’s time to have a baby and the pregnancy test is negative month after month...

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My Spring Cleanse: what I do to feel & look great

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My Spring Cleanse: what I do to feel & look great

Once or twice a year I like to hit the 'reset' button for my body by doing a cleanse.   Spring is the perfect time to cleanse your body.  The weather is warming, which makes the body feel like moving more, letting go of some of it's fat stores and eating a lighter, fresher diet.  Furthermore, if you are like me, you will have been indulging in a few red wines and more 'comforting' type foods over winter, so it is time to detox and change habits.

Doing a regular cleanse helps me keeps my periods regular & less painful and prevents return of acne & clogged pores.

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