Question: What is the Classic Triad of PCOS?
The classic triad of PCOS
refers to a cluster of symptoms that are extremely common in women with the syndrome. These three symptoms are hirsutism
, and obesity
. This basically means that researchers and physicians have observed these three symptoms as being the most frequently seen in women with PCOS. It does not mean that just because you only have two, one or none of these symptoms that you don't have PCOS. Women with PCOS suffer from a wide variety of symptoms.