What are the symptoms of PCOS?
Symptoms include one or more of the following:
- Weight gain
- Fertility issues
- Depression and/or anxiety
- Menstrual problems e.g. irregular periods
- High levels of male hormones and/or excess hair growth and acne
It is important to note that there are numerous symptoms arising due to PCOS but not every symptom needs to be present to confirm diagnosis. Interestingly, not all women with PCOS have multiple cysts and not all women with multiple cysts have PCOS.