PCOS medications and what they do

Dr Mark Vanderpump on Thu 17 Feb

If you have PCOS,  the range of associated medications can be confusing. This blog post should help

Is there a link between PCOS and an underactive thyroid?

Dr Mark Vanderpump on Wed 26 May

Women with PCOS appear to be more prone to having a thyroid disorder.  This blog post examines the evidence...

Are there two different types of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome?

Dr Mark Vanderpump on Thu 9 Jul

PCOS varies from person to person and should be treated accordingly. However, some recent research has revealed some interesting information about possible sub types

10 key facts and figures about PCOS

Dr Mark Vanderpump on Thu 20 Feb

It might surprise you to know that PCOS is the most common endocrine disorder in women of childbearing age. Here are the main facts about the condition.



PCOS and the importance of managing complications

Dr Mark Vanderpump on Thu 13 Dec

If you have PCOS you are at increased risk of a number of complications - but these are preventable as I explain in this blog post

The connection between PCOS and type 2 diabetes

Dr Mark Vanderpump on Thu 9 Aug

It has long been suspected that there is a link between PCOS and type 2 diabetes

PCOS and hair loss

Dr Mark Vanderpump on Thu 24 May

Did you know that PCOS can cause androgenic alopecia?

About anovulation

Dr Mark Vanderpump on Thu 20 Jul

Anovulation is the term used to describe the inability of the ovary to produce, mature or release eggs (ova).

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and irregular periods

Dr Mark Vanderpump on Wed 5 Jul

Why you should seek medical help to achieve regular menstrual cycles when you have PCOS...

PCOS and depression

Dr Mark Vanderpump on Thu 26 May

If you are suffering from PCOS, I’m sure it will come as no surprise to you that women with the condition are far more likely to suffer from depression and anxiety than the general population.

10 myths about PCOS

Dr Mark Vanderpump on Tue 29 Dec

There are some common myths surrounding the condition of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome. There is no “cure” for PCOS but there are ways that you can be helped depending on your symptoms.  I thought I would clarify things by debunking those I hear the most:

How to keep insulin levels down for the ideal PCOS diet

Dr Mark Vanderpump on Wed 14 Oct

Young women with PCOS often struggle with their weight because of high levels of insulin in their blood. Here's how to tackle that problem in terms of diet.


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