October 2015

emotional triggers, undiagnosed medical conditions

PCOS: Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

01.10.2015 in Health Information

PCOS: Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome   PCOS, or polycystic ovarian syndrome, means at its simplest that your ovaries have a hard time releasing a mature egg during ovulation. The egg may be stuck in a fluid-filled sac, called a cyst, on the ovary’s surface. As the number of cysts build up, they can enlarge the ovary, creating feelings of pressure in your lower abdomen.   Common symptoms of PCOS include:   Irregular or infrequent periods (more than 35 days apart) Excess hair growth on the face and…