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About PCOS

PCOS overview describing what pcos is, and how the hormonal imbalance will affect your health.
  1. Getting a Diagnosis (13)
  2. Treating PCOS (25)

Do I Need to Pay Strict Attention to My Weight if I Have Lean PCOS?
Many women with PCOS struggle with their weight, regardless of their diet and exercise plan. There are many women, however, that are classified as having “lean PCOS”. Get more information about lean PCOS and watching your weight here.

10 Things You Shouldnt Do When You Have PCOS
Having PCOS doesn't mean that your life is over. There are a lot of things you can do to keep yourself healthy and minimize your risk for developing complications later in life. Check out this list of ten things you shouldn't do when you have PCOS.

I keep hearing that I have lean PCOS. What does that mean?
Many women are told that they have lean pcos or thin pcos. How is this different from regular PCOS? Get more information about lean pcos here.

My wife has PCOS. Should I be scared?
My wife has PCOS and I don't know anything about the disease. Should I be scared that she has PCOS? Get the answer here.

How Does Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Change Through a Woman's Lifespan?
While researchers are not certain of the exact cause of polycystic ovary syndrome, it is known that an imbalance of the endocrine system is responsible for many of the changes associated with the condition. Researchers are currently trying to identify if genetic abnormalities may be at fault. Most do believe there is a genetic link, although at this time it's not known exactly what that …

Women with PCOS
Polycystic ovary syndrome, or PCOS, is one of the most common hormonal syndromes affecting women of child-bearing age. Women with PCOS often have many issues that need to be addressed. Learn more here about the concerns of women with PCOS.

Questions to Ask Your Doctor About PCOS
Whenever you are diagnosed with a new disease, it is recommended to get as much information as possible. Your doctor is a particularly important source of knowledge. Hearing their responses to your questions, and their opinions on the various treatment options, can help you determine if that particular doctor is the right one for you. Here are five questions you should ask your doctor about PCOS.

Symptoms of PCOS - What Symptoms Led to Your PCOS Diagnosis
Getting a diagnosis of PCOS can be difficult. Some women are diagnosed early in their teens, some are not even aware they have PCOS until they try to get pregnant. What symptoms led to your PCOS diagnosis?

What is PCOS?
Explains what PCOS is, as well as gives information for women who have been newly diagnosed.

What Causes PCOS?
What are the causes of PCOS? This is a difficult question without an easy answer. This page addresses questions about the causes of PCOS.

Symptoms of PCOS
PCOS is a complicated disease with many different symptoms. Describes the most common signs and symptoms of PCOS.

Coping with PCOS
PCOS can be a difficult disease to manage. By educating yourself on the various treatment options and ways to deal with unwanted symptoms, you can gain control over the disease and your life.

Is There a Cure for PCOS?
There are many websites that promise a cure for PCOS. Are these products a scam, or is there really a cure for PCOS? Find out here.

What is Your Favorite PCOS Book?
When faced with a new diagnosis, people often turn to the internet or a recommended book to help them learn about their disease. This is also true of PCOS. Books can help you learn about the different treatment options and other valuable information about the disease. What is your favorite PCOS book?

How to Find the Right PCOS Doctor
Finding a PCOS doctor can be confusing, especially if you're not sure of the diagnosis or have a lot of medical concerns. Here is some advice on finding the right PCOS doctor for you!

Is PCOS Fatal?
Is PCOS fatal? It's a common concern of many women with a new diagnosis. Find out whether PCOS is fatal.

My Doctor Says I Have Cystic Ovaries – What Does That Mean?
Cystic ovaries are a common condition in women with PCOS. Learn here what it means to have cystic ovaries.

Is PCOS Genetic?
Many women wonder if PCOS is genetic. Get information here about the genetics of PCOS.

What is the Relationship Between Irregular Periods and PCOS?
One distressing symptom that women sometime experience is irregular periods, and PCOS is not the only cause. Learn here about the relationship between irregular periods and PCOS.

Can I Catch PCOS?
Even though PCOS is one of the most common hormonal disorders, most people have never heard of it. This leads many women to wonder exactly what this condition is and what causes it. Get more information here, including whether you can catch PCOS.

Important Discussions to Have With Your Doctor About PCOS
Despite the fact that PCOS is one of the most common hormonal conditions found in women of child-bearing age, many people have never heard of it. If you’ve been recently diagnosed or even if you’ve known about your PCOS for years, there are some important conversations that you should have with your doctor about PCOS.

Moving When You Have PCOS
Moving at any time can be a hassle, but when you are undergoing treatment for a chronic condition, it can be even more complicated. Get more information here about moving when you have PCOS.

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