Why is the area around my vagina and in between my butt cheek so dark? Is there a cure for this? Also, that area around my vagina that is darkened is very itchy. Please help.

Updated 23 January 2019 under Ask Us.

It is natural for the skin around your vagina and anus to be a bit darker than the rest of your skin; however, it shouldn’t be itchy. Sometimes changes or […]

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Do all girls with PCOS need to diet?

Updated 6 September 2018 under Ask Us.

Weight loss can be beneficial for girls with PCOS if they are in the “overweight” or “obese” BMI category and are at risk of certain metabolic or medical complications related […]

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I have hair on my chest. Is this normal? Do other girls have hair like me?

Updated 13 June 2018 under Ask Us.

Some girls have hair on their chest, around their nipples and/or on their belly area which can be perfectly normal. Extra unwanted hair that is dark and coarse is called “hirsutism,” pronounced: her-suit-is-um, and can […]

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Does PCOS stop at a certain age? If yes, around what age?

Updated 18 May 2018 under Ask Us.

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a long term medical condition that affects about 1 out of every 10 young and adult women. PCOS doesn’t stop at a certain age; however, […]

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I have PCOS and so does my aunt but she has children. Is infertility common among women with PCOS?

Updated 26 December 2017 under Ask Us.

It’s important to understand that young and adult women with PCOS have a normal uterus (womb) and healthy eggs. Many women with PCOS have trouble getting pregnant but some have […]

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veggie diet

I was diagnosed with PCOS few months ago. I was asked to lose weight in order to regulate my periods and my blood sugar. I need a proper diet plan to do so. Can you suggest what I should eat and what not to eat?

Updated 23 March 2017 under Ask Us.

While there is no “diet plan” for PCOS, there are some changes you can make to your eating habits in order to help regulate your blood sugar and potentially lose […]

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What is PCOS?

Updated 27 December 2016 under Ask Us.

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a hormone imbalance that can cause irregular periods, unwanted hair growth, and acne. PCOS begins during a girl’s teen years and can be mild or […]

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I have irregular periods does it mean i have PCOS????

Updated 11 October 2016 under Ask Us.

Irregular periods is one of the symptoms of PCOS; however, there are many other reasons that you may have irregular periods. For example: it is common for girls to have […]

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I have searched about treatment of PCOS on Google and read on every website that there is no permanent cure for PCOS!! Is it true??

Updated 12 September 2016 under Ask Us.

It is true that there is no “cure” yet. However, there are many ways to manage the most common symptoms, which often include irregular periods, acne, unwanted hair, weight gain […]

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