More awareness, education needed to better treat polycystic ovary syndrome

More awareness, education needed to better treat polycystic ovary syndrome

By the time she was 15, Sarah Chambers knew something wasn’t right with her body. “I was late getting my first period, I’d only have a couple a year, and I had facial hair, but I got told it was teenage hormones.” She hoped the embarrassing symptoms would fade as she matured — but they didn’t. It wasn’t until, frustrated and pressing for more answers a few years later, the young Alberta woman first heard her doctor make mention of …