Birth Control Pills Help Acne

Do Birth Control Pills Help Acne?

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“I haven’t let someone take my picture in over 3 years,” 26-year-old Emily confessed at her first visit. She came to see me with one burning question—Can birth control pills help acne or am I doomed to have hide from every camera I see? Emily had tried several pills with varying degree of success. And while some had reduced the …

Natural Solutions in the Treatment of PCOS

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Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is a leading cause of infertility in reproductive aged woman, affecting approximately 5 million in the US alone. The name suggests that in order to have this diagnosis a woman should also have multiple cysts on her ovaries. This just isn’t true for the majority of cases. And this name is so confusing that it even …