September is PCOS Awareness Month!


Hello everyone! Happy Wednesday!

I'm taking a break from my usual blog posts to give way for something more important - health. This post is intended to ignite awareness about a common syndrome which some of us might not be aware that we already have this.

Have you heard of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome or PCOS? I used to hear this a lot from my girl friends and acquaintances who have been diagnosed with this syndrome. In fact, my mother has also been diagnosed with an ovarian cyst and has undergone surgery to remove the culprit a few years ago. Usually, females affected with PCOS experience irregular periods, acne breakouts and oily skin, significant weight gain coupled with inability to lose weight and pain in the lower abdomen and pelvis. 

To be honest, I've been having irregular periods since menarche that I even grew up getting used to it. Aside from that, I used to worry a lot about my oily skin problems and have been battling with moderate to severe acne for years. I always put the blame to my unhealthy habits such as lack of sleep, intake of fatty and oily foods, and the products that I've been using, and that no matter how I abide to healthier habits and a strict skin care regimen, my acne just won't disappear. I also noticed abrupt weight gain, which I first thought as a result of buffets and binge eating. Never did I imagine considering any underlying health condition for all these events. Not until, in October 2011, when I underwent a transrectal ultrasound (TRS) and diagnosed to have PCOS. Both of my ovaries are affected. I have been under medication for months now and I've noticed that the symptoms in me are slowly disappearing. My skin is noticeably smooth now save for the marks that previous bouts with acne have left as a souvenir, and that my period was back to normalcy. The only problem I'm dealing with right now is the difficulty of losing weight, but little by little, I'm shedding some pounds.

The month of September is dedicated as PCOS Awareness Month. If you're someone who has been experiencing the same things I previously mentioned, then better consult a gynecologist immediately so that treatment can be started as early as now in order to avoid its complications. This syndrome can lead to serious problems, such as infertility and heart disease, if left untreated. 


For this month, help me spread the word about PCOS. For more information and support, click on http://www.pcosupport.org/.


Be aware! Spread the word! 

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  3. As a sign of gratitude for how my wife was saved from PCOS, i decided to reach out to those still suffering from this.
    My wife suffered pcos in the year 2013 and it was really tough and heartbreaking for me because he was my all and the symptoms were terrible, she always complain of heavy menstruation, and he always have difficulty falling asleep . we tried various therapies prescribed by our neurologist but none could cure her. I searched for a cure and i saw a testimony by someone who was cured and so many other with similar body problem, and he left the contact of the doctor who had the cure to pcos . I never imagined polycystic ovary syndrome. has a natural cure not until i contacted him and he assured me my wife will be fine. I got the herbal medication he recommended and my wife used it and in one months time he was fully okay even up till this moment he is so full of life. polycystic ovary syndrome. has a cure and it is a herbal cure contact the doctor for more info on drwilliams098675@gmail.com on how to get the medication. Thanks for reading my story

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