Are you putting life on hold while trying to conceive?

 Are you putting life on hold while trying to conceive and avoiding booking that much needed holiday because you might be going through IVF or you might be pregnant? Have you said no to the job promotion or looking for a new job because you don’t know if you’ll be...

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Introducing Talk Fertility Radio Show

Over the last few months I’ve been working on something pretty exciting and I’m delighted to now be able to tell you that I can now add radio broadcaster to my list of skills! This is something that I would never have thought I would be doing but after falling in love...

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What is Endometriosis – Signs, Symptoms and Treatment

March is International Endometriosis Awareness Month and it is so important to take this opportunity to increase awareness and highlight the symptoms of this debilitating condition that affects an estimated 176 million women worldwide. Endometriosis is a chronic,...

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Sleep and PCOS

Managing a PCOS diagnosis is a complex matter. It takes a huge amount of motivation and a large helping of patience. However one important aspect which doesn’t get enough attention is the role that sleep plays in PCOS management. Our minds and bodies need to be well...

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Fertility Treatments and Your Employer

I regularly hear concerns from my patients about taking time off from work for fertility treatments and what support (or lack of) they might expect from their employer. Unfortunately, in the UK fertility treatments and your employer, is rather a grey area. Time off...

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Depression, stress and anxiety with PCOS

Depression, stress and anxiety with PCOS is a common complaint, but is often overlooked and therefore left untreated. Research shows that 35% of women with PCOS suffer from high levels of stress and 14% from extreme high levels of stress (Zangeneh et al 2012). It has...

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PCOS can’t be cured….BUT it absolutely can be controlled!

Can you remember at time when you felt good? A time when PCOS didn't define you? A time when you felt at the right weight? A day when you felt full of vitality and energy? When you could walk in to a room and feel confident? It may seem a long time ago but I bet if...

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Inositol Supplements for PCOS – why you should take it.

Inositol supplements for PCOS is becoming a popular treatment. This supplement has been found in research trials to alleviate metabolic deficiency and hormonal imbalance that cause the symptoms of PCOS. Anecdotally, I have seen incredible effects on regulating a cycle...

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