PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome) is a condition in which a woman’s eggs don’t mature properly each month and she doesn’t ovulate properly. The classic symptoms include long or irregular menstrual cycles, missed periods, excess facial or body hair, acne, weight gain and infertility.
There is no specific test for PCOS, so a doctor may carry out a range of tests and will also consider all the signs and symptoms to diagnose the condition. PCOS can be linked to hormone imbalances and nutritional factors.
To support the nutritional requirements of the body when you have PCOS we would recommend including a wide ranging multivitamin, an anti-oxidant formula and build your stores of DHA and EPA Omega 3 as well as taking an Inositol supplement, an essential component of cell walls. We would therefore recommend the following:
Vitafem, Vitafem Boost and Vital DHA are all included in our Female Pre-conception Support Pack.
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