Awareness, Events, Excess hair, Lifestyle, Media, Newly diagnosed, Verity, Weight management

Personal Story: Sharon

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

Acne, Awareness, Excess hair, Fertility, Lifestyle, Media, Newly diagnosed, Weight management

Verity on the Women’s AM show

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

Acne, Awareness, Events, Excess hair, Fertility, Fundraising, Lifestyle, Media, Newly diagnosed, Support, Verity, Weight management

Verity on Air 107.2

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

Acne, Newly diagnosed, News and research, Verity

Acne PSP Workshop

For many of us with PCOS, outbreaks of acne can be common, embarrassing and hugely frustrating. When everyone else's skin seems to be leaving their awkward teenage years behind ours just seems to be getting worse and everything we do doesn't seem to make it any better. What we really want to know is the… Continue reading Acne PSP Workshop

Fertility, Media, Trying to Conceive

Media enquiry: PCOS and your fertility

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

Newly diagnosed

PCOS myths Pt 1 – No cysts on your ovaries

During PCOS Awareness Week (05-12 November 2012), we will be busting up some of the common myths around polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).  Here's the first one, leave a comment below to let us know your thoughts, and whether you already knew the answer."If I don't have cysts on my ovaries, I can't have PCOS"Dr Helen… Continue reading PCOS myths Pt 1 – No cysts on your ovaries

Awareness, Excess hair, Media, Newly diagnosed

How do you feel about excess facial hair?

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?