Hi. OK here it goes. Linda helped by taking time to send me a book, writing back emails etc. So I guess we need each other all of us. From a very early age I started my periods at 11 on my eve of 12th birthday. I was never told what it was, despite having…
I started my periods at 10 yrs old. Always had issues periods making me bed ridden. Diagnosed polycystic ovaries. Lost 10 babies but I have a 23 year old and 12 year old biological children. My miracles. Both natural conceptions and born. But horrendous carrying them. That’s a different story.
So I’ve decided to write about my ‘journey’….. I hate how that sounds!!….OK I’ll call it my experiences. Now I’m happy I’ve renamed it my ‘experiences’ I can start this.
Hello, I am 38 and have had a history of PCOS and heavy bleeding since I was 17. I had my first curettage at 17 for heavy bleeding and have been off and on the pill since then. Married at 23 and tried to conceive for 6 years to no avail.
Polycystic ovaries (also called Stein-Leventhal syndrome or PCOS) is a condition associated with multiple cysts on or in the ovaries. Every month, during a normal menstrual cycle, the ovaries will produce follicles that contain the eggs which are released.