Welcome to the Cysterhood – PCOS

“I am a Muslim cyster” declares health blogger Chelsea on FitMuslimGirl.com — an American-Muslim woman in her mid-twenties. The post published last year has garnered quite a few comments from the ‘cyster’ community online but for many others the statement might be confusing. Women diagnosed with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) call themselves ‘cysters’, in reference […]

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Myths and Facts about PCOS .

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a condition in which there are numerous little cysts in the ovaries. These cysts can influence a woman’s fertility since they disturb hormone cycles. Normally women with PCOS have low levels of follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) and an abnormal amount of androgens (male hormones).   I have PCOS — I […]

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