23 Oct 2017

What to avoid when you have PCOS?

It is a known fact that once you have PCOS, you are going to live with it forever. It is true that there is no cure for PCOS but by avoiding a few things in life can make it much easier to live with it. It may look little difficult in the beginning, but in the long run, it will benefit you greatly. We have compiled a list of habits that you should avoid especially when you have PCOS. Research […]

15 Oct 2017

How would I know if I have PCOS?

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome or PCOS does not have any particular test. As the name suggests, it is related to cysts in ovaries but it is not necessary that people who have PCOS will have cysts in the early stages of the problem. Generally, the doctor checks for associated symptoms which are signs of PCOS. In case you are suffering from any of the following symptoms, there are chances that you have PCOS and you should check with your doctor ASAP. […]

29 Sep 2017

How to balance hormones with exercise?

Hormones are chemical messengers that play an important role in the overall development of your body. They send signals to the organs, tissues, and cells in different parts of the body and help them in communicating with each other. These hormones are also a big influence on overall growth and development, mood and metabolism. The imbalance in the levels of the hormones may result in improper growth, mood swings, fatigue, sleeplessness, and sudden change in dietary habits along with weight […]

21 Sep 2017

What is hormonal acne?

What is hormonal acne? Hormonal acne is exactly what it sounds like. Acne that is associated with the hormonal imbalance in your body is called hormonal acne. It is generally associated with puberty but hormonal acne can also affect adults of any age. It is more common among women and there are a lot of reasons that can contribute to hormonal acne. These factors include PCOS, disrupted menstruation cycle and menopause as well. In the recent studies, it was found […]

05 Jul 2017
Surgical options to losing weight when one has PCOS by Lipi Foundation

Surgical options to losing weight when one has PCOS

Since the trend of losing weight with the help of surgery started, the technology has advanced a lot. Weight Loss Surgeries or WLS are available at much cheaper, affordable and pocket friendly options. Even though it is known that every surgery there is some risk involved, research in the area has helped in reducing risks and recovery time has also decreased. If you are suffering from PCOS and have a BMI (body mass index) of above 40, only then you […]

23 Jun 2017
How to manage stress when you have PCOS by Lipi Foundation

How to manage stress when you have PCOS

Stress and PCOS go hand in hand. So much so that the women who have PCOS often feel down due to chronic stress and often require medical attention. Generally, higher stress levels are related to an imbalance in insulin hormone. There are many other factors that are associated with PCOS and causes stress other than insulin imbalance such as bald spots, infertility, irregular periods, resistance to body loss, permanent fatigue, loss of confidence etc. These symptoms associated with PCOS can […]

16 Jun 2017
Tips to lose weight with PCOS blog by Lipi-Foundation

Tips to lose weight with PCOS

As we have mentioned in our previous article, losing weight while having PCOS is not an easy task. PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome) puts you in a vicious circle where the more you try to lose weight, the more your body goes into denial and starts accumulating fat. Due to the hormonal imbalance especially of insulin, the body is not able to metabolize sugar properly and sends wrong signals that you need food while you do not actually need it. Thus, […]

11 Jun 2017

Why is it difficult to lose weight in PCOS?

It is a common suggestion that comes from the doctor that in order to control Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) symptoms, the patient should reduce weight. Even the doctors know that it is easier to say but much harder to do especially when you have PCOS. Weight gain and PCOS are a parcel deal and you cannot just simply reduce weight by making a few changes in lifestyle. Reducing weight with PCOS is difficult and there are several reasons behind it. […]

07 Jun 2017

Allengers Medical Systems joined hands with Lipi Foundation to educate employees about PCOS

As the world is getting more concerned about the work ethics and healthy work environment, the companies around the world are taking steps to ensure better surroundings for the employees. In countries like India, government and NGOs are working tirelessly to educate people about the diseases like AIDS, cancer and PCOS which are generally considered taboo to talk about openly. But, without the help of the employer, it is not possible to reach out a maximum number of people to […]

01 Jun 2017

Making life with PCOS easier – Lipi Foundation conducted series of workshops at Trantor Software

In the last few years, women have become more open about seeking information related to personal health. However, there are still many personal problems which were considered a taboo to talk about, cause a serious backlog in maintaining good health. Let it be breast cancer, AIDS etc. the government and NGOs are working tirelessly on a number of campaigns to educate women to stay safe and healthy. Lipi Foundation, which is a Chandigarh-based NGO, is working in different fields for […]

01 Jun 2017

Healthy Housewife means Healthy Home – Lipi Foundation’s workshop on PCOS

Coming out of hesitation and self-imposed social restrictions, talking openly about the women’s health is the need of the hour. There is a saying that “If the woman in the house is in good health then every member of the house will be in good health.” There are a number of NGOs along with Indian Government who are diligently working to educate women about their reproductive health and are encouraging them to consult a doctor immediately if required. One such […]

24 May 2017

Is PCOS Related To Anxiety?

Anxiety affects millions of people around the world. The causes and effects of the condition vary from person to person. One condition that is known as PCOS or Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome may cause direct or indirect anxiety issues. PCOS is, in fact, one of the most common disorders found in women. Unfortunately, it goes undetected most of the time and a lot of health issues follow PCOS creating ups and downs in the patient’s life. PCOS and anxiety are both […]

09 May 2017

What is Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome and Understanding PCOS

What is Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)? PCOS is a condition in which the levels of sex hormones of a woman namely estrogens and progesterone go out of balance. This imbalance can cause growth of cysts on the ovaries. However, not all women with PCOS have cysts. PCOS has adverse effects on the menstrual cycle, fertility, cardiac function, insulin levels and appearance of the woman. PCOS is one of the most common conditions found in women all around the world. According […]

29 Apr 2017

Lipi Foundations’ workshop focuses on wellbeing, holistic health at Hansraj Public School, Panchkula

Lipi Foundation, an NGO, has been working in the field of Women’s health and have been conducting workshops, seminars and lectures to create awareness on PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome). PCOS is one of the most common diseases faced by women and is still an unknown term to many. Realising the need for creating awareness regarding PCOS, the NGO has conducted and organised lectures and seminars at various places in Chandigarh (www.lipifoundation.org) one such workshop was organised at Hansraj Public School, […]

22 Apr 2017
Workshop on PCOS at KDDL Chandigarh by Lipi Foundation

Another workshop on Women’s Health and Hygiene – with a focus on PCOS at KDDL Ltd., Chandigarh successfully conducted

The information about PCOS has limited to the extent that in most of the cases it remains undiagnosed for a long period of time. As PCOS or Polycystic Ovary Syndrome is one of the most common problems faced by women in India and it is still an unknown term to many. Lipi Foundation, a not-for-profit NGO, has started addressing the issue by conducting seminars, lectures and workshops on PCOS to spread the information regarding the same. The foundation has successfully […]