My PCOS Journey

What is PCOS?

PCOS stands for Poly Cystic Ovarian Syndrome, a polygenic disorder resulting from the interaction of predisposing and protective genetic variants influenced by environmental factors like physical inactivity.

Sounds too technical? Simply put, PCOS is a lifestyle disease exacerbated by your food and lifestyle choices.

How do you know if you have PCOS? According to Rotterdam criteria, you have PCOS if you meet 2 out of 3 conditions.

  1. Oligo or Anovulation – A condition that causes irregular periods i.e., less than 8 periods in a year

  2. Elevated Circulating Androgen Concentrations – A condition that causes Hirsutism, Acne, and Alopecia

  3. Polycystic ovaries – Cysts on one or