Daisy Ridley, the starlet of the newest Star Wars film, recently revealed her battle with polycystic ovary syndrome. This condition affects nearly 5-10% of all women, the PCOS Foundation recently revealed. One symptom of PCOS includes irregular acne due to an intense oil production in the skin. There are various signs pointing the the fact that you may have PCOS, including more acne around your period, along with more hair growth than usual. This can be easily diagnosed through a blood test. If the tests come back positive, there are many things one can do to treat the disorder, including regular visits to the dermatologist. Daisy goes on to explain how through this regular treatment, her skin can get better, and it serves as a great example for anyone battling this common disorder.
- 1Polycystic ovary syndrome is a condition in which a woman has enlarged ovaries with small cysts on the outer edges.
- 2PCOS is one of the most common hormonal endocrine disorders in women, affecting five to 10 percent of women.
- 3Treating PCOS with hormonal therapies and birth control pills can control acne.
Like Ridley, many women with PCOS struggle with acne.
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