Polycystic ovary syndrome

(Also known as PCOS)

Polycystic ovary syndrome is a hormonal disorder that affects many women, characterised by hormonal imbalance and an array of symptoms.

PCOS can disrupt menstrual cycles, fertility, and lead to long-term health issues.

You might have PCOS if you have:

Irregular menstrual cycles or absence of periods
Mood swings or depression
Difficulty sleeping or insomnia
  • Hormonal imbalance, including high levels of androgens
  • Insulin resistance
  • Genetics and family history
  • Environmental factors such as unhealthy lifestyle choices
  • Irregular periods or no periods at all
  • Excessive hair growth (hirsutism) on the face, chest, back, or buttocks
  • Acne or oily skin
  • Weight gain or difficulty losing weight
  • Maintain a balanced diet to help regulate insulin levels
  • Exercise regularly to improve metabolism and overall health
  • Consider medications to regulate menstrual cycles or reduce symptoms
  • Manage stress through relaxation techniques or therapy
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