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Four unique programs to reduce PCOS symptoms, revitalize your mood and maximize your energy level.

How do you know which foods to eat, and which to avoid if you want to manage PCOS symptoms? These Done-for-You Meal Plans, make eating the right foods for PCOS easy and delicious.

Called The Discover Your Diva Jumpstart, this Program is great for women who want to start feeling better, but don’t know where to begin. Awaken your Good Health Goddess and let go of anxiety, depression, fatigue, sugar cravings and moodiness that come with PCOS.

For many women, being diagnosed with PCOS can be a bit scary. Private Coaching is perfect for women who want one-on-one support, and a personalized plan. Here, I take all the fear out of PCOS and show you easy ways to reduce symptoms, increase energy and fertility, and help you transition into a lifestyle that allows you to thrive.

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You can live your best life and thrive with PCOS!

Amy-spring-2013-06Being diagnosed with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome can be devastating. Not only are we experiencing the physical symptoms of PCOS, we also experience depression, anxiety, and if we are told we have infertility, we grieve over the children we long to have.

Each and every one of us can be a PCOS Diva! Whether you’ve just been diagnosed or have tried to manage PCOS symptoms on your own for a long time, I offer a positive and supportive environment for your Diva to thrive! Through healthy eating, meal planning, stress reduction and self-care, she can reclaim her fertility, femininity, health and happiness.

My name in Amy Medling, and not only am I a Certified PCOS Health Coach, I am a wife, and a mother of 3 children. I was not always a PCOS “Diva.”  I have managed my PCOS symptoms, and have already helped thousands of women manage their symptoms with my programs:

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My goal is to help women with PCOS live their best life and thrive. It’s time you found your inner PCOS Diva! Your Diva will discover that PCOS doesn’t have to slow her down, and she can live the life she has envisioned for herself, managing PCOS symptoms with ease.

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So, you’ve just been diagnosed?

Have you been trying to conceive, but month after month experience the emotional heartache of not getting pregnant? Or you’ve styled your hair to cover embarrassing hair loss. Being diagnosed with any illness or disease can be scary, but with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, it can feel devastating.

Often called the “Thief of Womanhood,” Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) affects as many as 1 in 5 women, and 70% of women with PCOS don’t even know they have the disorder.

PCOS Symptoms

High levels of androgen hormones in women with PCOS can cause irregular cycles, acne, excess facial and body hair growth, and male-pattern hair loss. If left untreated, there is a higher risk for diabetes, heart disease, and certain cancers.

Do other women in your family have PCOS? There is a genetic maternal and paternal link to PCOS if a family member has had PCOS, irregular periods, or diabetes.

Download my FREE PCOS 101 Guide to Health and Hope is your next step toward taking control of and transforming your health. Education and awareness about this syndrome are the starting points to healing.  Knowledge is power.

The Diagnosis

Feeling frustrated by a misdiagnosis or unwanted answers? Misdiagnosis is common, as there is no single test for PCOS, and no two women are affected in the same way. Some women may not recognize the symptoms of PCOS, and others may experience missed or irregular cycles, unwanted facial hair or excess hair growth.

A diagnosis should be made using the “Rotterdam criteria”. PCOS is indicated if any 2 out of the following 3 criteria are met and other entities

To be diagnosed with PCOS by the Rotterdam criteria, a woman must have two of the following three manifestations:

  1. Irregular or absent ovulation
  2. Elevated levels of androgenic hormones
  3. Enlarged ovaries containing at least 12 follicles each Studies suggest that transvaginal ultrasound detects PCOS in about 75% of women with PCOS

** Other conditions with similar signs, such as androgen-secreting tumors or Cushing’s syndrome, must be ruled out.

Find a reproductive endocrinologist who will test you, as a base line for:

  • blood pressure
  • BMI
  • Fasting glucose
  • Hemoglobin A1c
  • Fasting lipid profile
  • Follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) Luteninizing hormone (LH), Free testosterone, Sex hormone binding globulin (SHBG). They should also test androgens DHEA, DHES and Androstenedione
  • Estrogen levels
  • Thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) should be checked, as many women with PCOS have low thyroid.
  • 25-hydroxyvitamin D – Many women with PCOS have low Vitamin D levels
  • B12 level – Many women with PCOS have low B12 levels

Becoming a PCOS Diva

There is hope! The journey of diagnosis may be frustrating, frightening and never-ending, but so many women with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome can reduce their systems to live active, normal, healthy lives, and many women discover they can have children.

As a dedicated Certified PCOS Health Coach, I support women to become PCOS Diva’s through clean and healthy eating, meal planning, exercise, stress reduction, positive thinking, natural treatments and self-care.

View some testimonials from real women suffering from PCOS and what they had to say about the PCOS Diva programs.

Throughout Amy’s Jumpstart Program I have gained hope about my PCOS management. I feel motivated to continue to eat this way and I know I am finally on the right track with supplements after many failed attempts. Today I feel lighter and less bloated. I think I have dropped between …

Before completing the Jumpstart Program, I did a lot of my own research. I didn’t feel my doctors were very helpful, they just threw medication at me. Most of what I was finding was consistent, but there was also a lot of conflicting information and I was getting frustrated and …

I have tried every diet and weight loss program and product you can think of. I would end up spending a small fortune, feeling deprived, hungry and miserable and still didn’t lose any weight. None of the other programs that I have tried had the interaction and positive support like …