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What is PCOS? Discover Symptoms & Options for Pregnancy Blog Feature
Lisa Rosenthal

By: Lisa Rosenthal on September 14th, 2015

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What is PCOS? Discover Symptoms & Options for Pregnancy

PCOS | Women's Health

what-is-pcos-basicsPolycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is a very common endocrine disorder in women that appears with many different symptoms and can cause many different medical problems.

There is no one typical PCOS "face", but there are certainly things that women with PCOS have in common. 

Helping patients with PCOS achieve their family-building goals is our primary goal here at Reproductive Medicine Associates of Connecticut (RMACT), but we never lose sight of the medical issues associated with this common condition.

What is PCOS? | Dr. Hurwitz Explains the Basics

In the video below, Dr. Joshua Hurwitz, a board certified Reproductive Endocrinologist at RMACT, explains the basics of PCOS, including symptoms and how PCOS reduces your changes of getting pregnant. 

Do you have other PCOS questions? Please post them here. They will remain private, but we will answer them on the blog. We welcome your comments as well!

About Lisa Rosenthal

Lisa has over thirty years of experience in the fertility field. After her personal infertility journey, she felt dissatisfied with the lack of comprehensive services available to support her. She was determined to help others undergoing fertility treatment. Lisa has been with RMACT for eleven years and serves as Patient Advocate and the Strategic Content Lead.

Lisa is the teacher and founder of Fertile Yoga, a program designed to support men and women on their quest for their families through gentle movement and meditation.

Lisa’s true passion is supporting patients getting into treatment, being able to stay in treatment and staying whole and complete throughout the process. Lisa is also a Certified Grief Recovery Specialist, which is helpful in her work with fertility patients.

Her experience also includes working with RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association and The American Fertility Association (now Path2Parenthood), where she was Educational Coordinator, Conference Director and Assistant Executive Director.