Dr. Fiona interviewed on LifeZette: “The Hormone Hell That Prevents Wellness”
Check out this interview that I did in HealthZette for October 2016.
Why Some Women can't Sleep, Lose Weight, or get Pregnant — and What to do About it
I still remember these words as clearly as if it was yesterday. I was 18, sitting on the exam table in the clinic at Fairfield University [in Connecticut]. I had missed five periods in a row. Instead of suggesting that I may have PCOS [polycystic ovary syndrome], the doctor told me I was infertile
Her business, which is based in Nashua, New Hampshire, provides women across the U.S. with lifestyle help to manage their disorder.
Melding struggled from puberty to work through the symptoms of PCOS, which include weight gain, irregular periods, infertility, acne, hirsutism (facial hair), and male-pattern baldness. Doctors told her she would never get pregnant without extensive fertility treatments. It took her years of fertility treatments to have her two sons.
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