Polycystic ovary syndrome is a surprisingly common condition, affecting up to 10% of women in the US. But despite it being so common, there's a whole lot that's still unknown about it: Experts don't know exactly what causes it, and as many as 50% of people who have it don't know that they do. PCOS...
PCOS stands for a highly common hormonal imbalance, which affects about5 million women in US alone: the Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome. This condition affects women of all ages, starting as early as 11 years old. When you have PCOS, cysts develop on the ovaries, which hardens them and alters the hormone production, so the body...
What Is Polycystic ovary Syndrome? Polycystic ovary syndrome (say “pah-lee-SIS-tik OH-vuh-ree SIN-drohm”) is a problem in which a woman’s hormones are out of balance. It can cause problems with your periods and make it difficult to get pregnant. PCOS also may cause unwanted changes in the way you look. If it isn’t treated, over time...
You just found out you have poly-cystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). Now what? The condition, which affects five million women in the U.S. alone, can wreak havoc on your hormones and still doesn’t have a known cure. While many women successfully manage their symptoms solely with medication and hormone therapy, some prefer to supplement traditional treatments...
Being diagnosed with PCOS for the first time can be a confusing experience. I know it was for me.You might feel relieved to finally have a word that describes a number of health issues you’ve struggled with for years. PCOS may explain why:You have never had a regular period You put on weight...
TAKE CONTROL OF YOUR PCOS NOW Are you in control of your PCOS? Or is your PCOS in control of you? Think about it. Do you have a PCOS game plan? Do you have a regimen that you stick to? These are all questions you should answer if your PCOS is out of control and...
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