Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

PCOS is a common hormone disorder that affects 5-10% of women. Not all women experience the same symptoms, but some common complaints include:

  • Irregular menses
  • Weight issues
  • Increased hair growth
  • Acne
  • Infertility

If obesity is also present, other symptoms might include:

  • Type 2 diabetes
  • High blood pressure
  • Cholesterol and lipid abnormalities
  • Metabolic syndrome
  • Sleep apnea
  • Depression and anxiety
  • Abnormal uterine bleeding
  • Cancer of the uterine lining (endometrial cancer)
  • Gestational diabetes or pregnancy-induced high blood pressure

The good news is that with early detection, these conditions can be treated. At MCFWH, we offer a total care package that includes diet, exercise, medication and emotional support. If you are interested in learning more email us at: