What is PCOS? Polycystic ovary syndrome is a common hormone disorder that affects 5%-10% of women. Like all syndromes, PCOS is a collection of problems that are found together. Not all women with PCOS have all the same symptoms.
To be diagnosed with PCOS, a woman must have 2 of 3 possible issues: 1. Chronic lack of ovulation (anovulation) 2. Chronic high testosterone (hormone) levels (hyperandrogenism), and 3. Ovaries that have multiple small cysts containing eggs (polycysti