pcos symptoms pain


Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is a common endocrine disorder that affects around 5 to 10% of women of reproductive age. Though the cause is unknown, it is suggested to be a combination of genetic and environmental factors. PCOS has been linked to insulin resistance. Insulin resistance is when your body doesn’t respond to insulin as it should. Insulin is a hormone that helps your body turn sugar into energy. If your body is resistant to insulin, it makes more insulin to try to get the sugar into your cells. Although there are many signs and symptoms we all know, excessive hair growth, weight gain, and irregular periods, there are a number of symptoms people don’t talk about. This is based on 3 reddit threads about PCOS symptoms. This is not a list based on science, studies or medical professionals but simply a list that people who experience PCOS have noticed.…