Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is the most common endocrine disorder in women of reproductive age, affecting 10% or more of premenopausal women, depending on the diagnostic criteria used. It is a cluster of symptoms that often include irregular menstrual periods, acne, weight gain, excess hair growth, thinning scalp hair, difficulty becoming pregnant, and blood sugar dysregulation, among other possibilities. "Polycystic" refers to a large number of normal follicles or eggs in the ovary, not … [Read more...]