Tag Archives: PCOS and Depression


Emotional Wellness and PCOS

The most common signs of PCOS are symptoms you can see, which include: extra hair on the face and other areas where you don’t necessarily want hair (called “hirsutism”), pimples or acne, irregular periods, extra weight, and patches of dark skin on the back of…


It’s Not in Your Head

I was both surprised and saddened to learn that research studies have shown that women with PCOS are four times more likely to suffer from symptoms of depression than other women. Of these women, 1/3 of them meet the criteria for major depression, yet the…


PCOS and Depression

Getting a diagnosis of PCOS can be a big relief, as you finally have a name for what’s been going on with your body. Knowing the cause of the physical problems you have and understanding that treatment is available can feel like a load has been lifted…