Managing PCOS

Nadiya P


December 26, 2022

Bursting PCOS Myths

Myths - Facts. 1) PCOS affects overweight women: It is true that many women who have PCOS are overweight or obese. However, PCOS does not discriminate and can affect women of all shapes and sizes. 2) You can't get pregnant if you have PCOS: A number of medications can stimulate ovulation, which is the main issue that women with PCOS face. 3) PCOS is a rare condition: The PCOS Foundation estimates that this condition is the cause of fertility issues in women who have trouble with ovulation around 70 percent of the time. 4) Every women grows extra hair even when she doesn't want it : PCOS's common symptom is hirsutism, which is abnormal hair growth. Due excess androgens, women sprout unwanted hair not everyone faces this . Ethnicity may predispose excess hair. 5) If you have irregular periods then u have PCOS: There are so many causes of an irregular cycle breastfeeding, extreme dieting or overexercising, uterine fibroids, thyroid or stress. Consult an expert, Be-aware of myths.

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Wow this is very insightful! \nThanks Nadiya for sharing 🙌

December 26, 2022

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