Dealing with PCOS: Consider Apitherapy

Again, a word I wasn’t aware of before the time I dealt with PCOS is APITHERAPY.

For anyone who doesn’t know what apitherapy means, this is simply the art of using honeybees’ products {which is where api is derived from, as bees mean apis in Latin} for medicinal use with the aim of promoting health and this has been in use for thousands of years. Some examples of honeybees’ products are pollen, propolis, royal jelly, honey, and beeswax. However, the honeybees’ products that have the most known use for fertility are royal jelly, pollen, and propolis. Continue reading

Dealing with PCOS: A Big No to BPA Plastic

I’m back on the subject of PCOS  and finding natural ways to deal with it. Today, I would be looking into why using BPA Plastic may not help when dealing with PCOS. I was one who never knew the difference between BPA {Bisphenol A} plastic or non-BPA plastic. I just basically used any plastic available regardless of its BPA status. It wasn’t until I dug into my research on how to deal with PCOS naturally that I encountered the risk involved in using BPA plastics, especially when dealing with PCOS. Continue reading

Dealing with PCOS: Go Organic

I once told you how I use to think that selling organic foods was a way the high street supermarkets get more money out of our pockets for something we can always pay less for. My thought then was why should I pay more for exactly the same item only because there is an inclusion of ‘organic’ with the product. Well, that is what ignorance does to a person. When you are unaware of the benefits something will do for you, you get content with what you always have been used to which provides lesser benefits.

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Dealing With PCOS: Weight Management

Weight plays an important role in dealing with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome. Many a time, when we hear weight management, we often confuse this for people who are overweight and need to lose weight, but this may not always be the case as it may also be for folks who are underweight as well. However, with the subject of PCOS in view, you may more often than not hear of weight loss to achieve ovulation, This is because any woman with a BMI of 30 or higher would likely have issues conceiving. Continue reading

Dealing With PCOS: My Journey to Motherhood 1

On this journey to discuss extensively on natural fertility, I would like to start first by sharing my story and all I did to get to ‘destination motherhood.‘ Then I would explore the world of natural fertility by posting different areas of it that may help you in your own journey.

I got married in September 2010 and was excited about my marital status and all the life events I would be sharing with my husband. Continue reading