polycystic ovaries

Healthista: Do you have PCOS?

The symptoms of PCOS can be devastating  from excessive facial hair to unexplained weight gain. Healthista gynaecologist Dr Larisa Corda explains what can be done.  From irregular periods to excessive fa...

Aimey’s Story… PCOS & Endometriosis

My periods were what I’d call ‘normal’ until I reached the age of 19. Then they started to become really heavy, irregular and painful. I’d be out with friends and go from not bleeding at all to leaking heavily ...

Kirsty-Louise’s Story… Endometriosis

My name is Kirsty-Louise, I’m 27 and I have endometriosis. Sat nervously waiting for my name to be called out, this is my 7th GP’s appointment in as many months. Sat running through in my head exactly what I...

Keisha’s story… Endometriosis

I am Keisha and I am 27 years old. My journey started when I was 11 years old, when I had my first period. I was told around 10 years ago they thought I had endometriosis, initially I was told they thought I ha...

Megan’s Story… Endometriosis

Hello my name is Megan and I am 16 years old. I was diagnosed with endometriosis on the 14th of February 2018. I was only 15. Since I was 13 I was in and out of hospital with stomach pain, sickness, headache...

Karen’s Story… Endometriosis

My story began a few months after my 10th birthday. I was horrified to get my period, years ahead of my peers. The pain was dreadful, I was constantly drained & exhausted, but I just thought that was due to...