While there is no specific test to diagnose PCOS, your doctor may conduct a series of tests, which could include a pelvic exam, an ultrasound, blood tests, and an analysis of your symptoms.
PCOS certainly presents challenges, but there are ways to treat and ease symptoms to make your life much easier. Exercise and dietary changes can help manage weight, and certain prescriptions assist with fertility and other symptoms.
Women who suspect they may have PCOS should not be afraid of receiving a diagnosis because the more they know, the more they can seek out solutions — and they’re out there! In the coming weeks, we’ll be publishing another post on natural ways to manage symptoms because there is hope through PCOS!