We are thrilled that This Morning decided to do a segment on PCOS today with Dr Shahzadi Harper and welcome to all our new followers. Considering the limited amount of time she was given she gave a decent general overview of the condition and some of the first-line management and treatment options given to patients but didn’t have the time to be more specific and in-depth.
As part of my new commitment as a Trustee of Verity is to start giving you monthly updates and PCOS and it's reported research and news activity. Hopefully this will also cast a light and how little publicity it gets as a syndrome and the type of publicity that it does get. So this first… Continue reading PCOS in Research and News
We've known for a while that PCOS increases the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. It has been believed until recently that reducing our weight can stop this from happening. However recent research shows that regardless of BMI and age range women with PCOS are still at an increased risk of developing this. Doctor Melissa Chiasson… Continue reading PCOS and Diabetes
We are delighted to announce that Sharon Newson will be speaking at the Manchester Conference this October on the area of weight loss and nutrition. Below is her personal PCOS story: 'I am 45 years old, single with no kids, and have suffered with PCOS symptoms (excess facial and body hair, weight gain, no periods,… Continue reading Personal Story: Sharon
In April our very own Verity chair, Rachel Hawkes, was a guest on the Women's AM show on Islam TV as part of their Women's Health Week. Rachel was talking about PCOS, it's affects on those suffering with it and what Verity can provide as a charity by way of support and awareness of the condition. You… Continue reading Verity on the Women’s AM show
Recently our Dorset local group leader and Verity volunteer Karen was interviewed on her local radio station Air 107.2 by the Airy Fairies. Karen had the unique opportunity to discuss PCOS, it's symptoms and it's psychological effects on those who suffer from it. You can listen to her interview below: Small things like this allow… Continue reading Verity on Air 107.2
Are you considering your future fertility or currently trying to get pregnant?Help raise awareness of PCOSWe are working with a journalist who is writing a feature on a group of women between in their 20s to 40s who are thinking about their fertility or actively trying to conceive right now.The article will bring the women… Continue reading Media enquiry: PCOS and your fertility
Do you have or are you having a Christmas baby? Or will this year be your first Christmas as a mummy?Tesco Magazine are writing an article called 'Christmas Miracles' and would love to speak to a lady who has had (or is having) a much longed-for baby after trying to pregnant for some time with… Continue reading Christmas miracle baby?
That may sound like a really silly question... I mean, after all, what woman likes to have to be constantly removing hair from her face (not to mention other parts of the body)?!As my role as Chair and PR manager of Verity I often get asked to participate in media interviews (radio, magazines and sometimes… Continue reading How do you feel about excess facial hair?