Polycystic ovary syndrome fact sheet
Polycystic ovary syndrome, or PCOS, is one of the most common condition involving the hormone system in women during their reproductive years. Research shows that 7 out of 10 women with PCOS have yet to be diagnosed with the condition.
It is a leading cause of fertility problems. It is also a risk factor for pre-diabetes, gestational diabetes (also known as diabetes during pregnancy) and type 2 diabetes.
Read more in our fact sheet Polycystic ovary syndrome.