One in ten women in the UK suffers from PCOS (polycystic ovary syndrome). Symptoms include irregular periods, weight gain, adult acne, excess unwanted facial and body hair and mood swings. It is one of the most common causes of fertility problems. This book answers all the questions you may have about PCOS and your fertility, whether youre trying to get pregnant or simply wondering about your chances of having a child in the future.
Colette Harris is a leading UK magazine editor who was diagnosed with PCOS in 1996 and is currently wondering, 'Will I be fertile if I decide I want children?' She has been writing pioneering articles on PCOS in newspapers and magazines since 1997 to raise awareness of the condition and campaign for better treatment and understanding for women who have it.Theresa Cheung is a freelance writer and mother who was diagnosed with PCOS when she was trying to conceive.Colette and Theresa have used their personal experiences and expertise to publish the successful The PCOS Diet Book and You Can Beat PMS.