A condition characterised by a number of features:

  • lots of little follicles in the ovaries
  • excessive hair growth
  • infrequent or no ovulation
  • irregular or no periods
  • being overweight
  • abnormal hormone levels
  • Women with PCOS often have difficulty conceiving and have increased risk of miscarriage if they do conceive.

PCOS – Poly Cystic Ovarian Syndrome