Why don’t I get a regular period?

Many women who skip months without a period have a condition called Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, or PCOS. PCOS is a condition that includes: high testosterone and DHEA-s levels causing acne, unwanted hair growth, and male patterned baldness ovarian dysfunction with often results in lack of ovulation, hence the long periods of time between periods and […]

How do you test for PCOS?

Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is a complex condition and diagnosis involves a few tests. Firstly, we want to know how many androgens you have floating through your blood.  These are hormones that are typically higher in men like testosterone and DHEA-s.  These hormones are responsible for the symptoms of: acne hirsutism (coarse hair on your […]