PCOS – What you need to know

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is the most commonly diagnosed hormonal condition affecting more than 1 in 10 women. Recently there has been debate as to whether the name PCOS should be changed as many women suffering from PCOS do not in fact have any recognisable cysts on their ovaries.  In fact research is suggesting that PCOS is over diagnosed due to the broad diagnostic criteria.  Studies show that around  1 in 4 women show some characteristics of the syndrome and are being diagnosed with PCOS, when perhaps these symptoms may be due to other factors. But whether the name changes...

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