Changing Mindsets for Better Wellbeing

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome – Series 4 – Pregnancy with PCOS

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome – Series 4 Pregnancy with PCOS People diagnosed with PCOS can get pregnant with or without medical assistance like stimulating ovulation or assisted reproductive techniques. Invitro Fertilisation and intrauterine insemination are examples of assisted reproductive techniques(ART).  Pregnancy complications are more frequent in women with PCOS. The good news is you can reduce […]

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome – Series 3 – Treatment of PCOS

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome – Series Treatments The treatment of PCOS should commence soon after diagnosis, whether or not the individual is trying to conceive. Lifestyle changes play a huge role in the management of many chronic diseases including PCOS.  In addition to changes in lifestyle, other treatment options such as medications and surgery are available […]

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome – Series 2

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome – Series 2 Symptoms There was a general belief in my area while growing up that women who had facial hair were wicked. I don’t know how that assertion came about but we believed it based on experiences and stories.   Those women probably had PCOS and were unfortunately being body shamed. Although […]

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) Polycystic ovarian syndrome is a disease that affects females and symptoms often start to show in adolescence.  Most women are not diagnosed until when they start trying to conceive.  What is PCOS?  Polycystic ovarian syndrome consists of a group of symptoms that can be explained by one disease entity. It is […]