PCOS - Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
The good news? For most women, a proper diagnosis and treatment plan is the first step to regaining control of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome. And regaining control of PCOS means regaining control of your reproductive health.
Common questions about PCOS
Women with PCOS may experience a host of symptoms—or few at all.
Symptoms of PCOS
PCOS and hormones
Unfortunately, there is no known cure for PCOS. But rest assured - with the right treatment, symptoms can be managed very well.
Managing and treating PCOS
The impact of PCOS on fertility and conception
PCOS is a leading cause of female infertility. As we mentioned above, a woman with the condition may experience irregular periods due to an increase of male-type hormones known as androgens. These hormones can prevent ovulation, which in turn makes it difficult to conceive naturally. Overweight or obese women with PCOS have the most difficulty conceiving - either naturally or with fertility help.
The cheering bit? With the right treatment, 60% of women with PCOS can conceive naturally without any fertility clinic intervention.
The truth is - understanding your own fertility is a journey in itself. And we’re here to help.
Fertility treatment and PCOS
We completely understand that getting some fertility help may feel difficult or daunting at first. We’re here to make the process as simple and stress-free as possible.
A great first step is to have a confidential chat with one of our experienced fertility nurses. They can help get the ball rolling by recommending a fertility specialist with expertise in PCOS.
Start your fertility journey
Wherever you are on your journey, one of our supportive nurse enquiry team can help you understand your options and take the next step. These conversations are free and informative.