polycystic ovary syndrome

  • After this woman stopped shaving her facial hair, she found having a beard was freeing — and lucrative

    For a woman who grows hair on her face and chest because of PCOS, Halloween can be uncomfortable. What is for her a natural look gets mistaken for a costume, and then come the comments.

  • A glass of red wine a day may actually help you get pregnant

    A new study has found that, contrary to popular belief, a daily glass of red wine may actually boost your fertility. Published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endrocrinology & Metabolism, the study uncovered that resveratrol, a natural compound found in red wine, lowers a woman’s risk of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), one of the main causes of infertility in women. Unfortunately, PCOS is a pretty common disorder among women of child-bearing age.

  • Polycystic ovary syndrome and you

    Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a condition that affects the way a woman's ovaries work, due to the abnormal control of hormone levels in the body. Affecting millions of women in the UK, the syndrome causes a variety of symptoms from