PCOS & Endometriosis

PCOS is a hormone condition in women which may affect chances of pregnancy. The following articles provide advice on how to ease symptoms including irregular or no periods, facial hair and weight gain.


Endometriosos, PCOS & Gynaecology

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Emma Kemsley endometriosis columnist Emma Vs endo

Emma Kemsley – Endometriosis Reporter

Our feisty and funny endometriosis columnist Emma Kemsley is a born survivor!

Emma’s bravely honest and often hilarious column “Emma vs Endo” charts her fight against this debilitating condition.

One of the goals of this column is to raise awareness of endometriosis. Patients have been misdiagnosed and even told that they’re imagining or exaggerating their symptoms for many years, and many still wait far too long for a diagnosis.


Amy Williams PCOS Reporter

Amy Williams – PCOS Reporter

Amy Williams is a period and fertility coach and clinical reflexologist, who uses an integrated approach to reproductive health, incorporating a holistic model of health with conventional medical pathways.

Here she answers the fundamental questions about what PCOS actually involves and how you can get it treated if you suspect you may have it.


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These animals are very disappointed with your stupid endometriosis comments

Most people don’t “get” endometriosis. They don’t get how much it hurts, they don’t get how many painkillers you have to take just to function, …

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Can a new type of drug cure endometriosis?

1 in 10 women is thought to suffer from endometriosis, which is an invisible illness that causes intense and debilitating pain, as well as many other symptoms. It is caused by womb tissue forming in other areas of the body. 

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The Storm Ahead – a letter to my 19 year old self about Endometriosis

For Endometriosis Awareness Month, Best Fertility Now’s Endo columnist Emma Kemsley has penned this stunning, emotional letter to her 19 year old self. Dear 19 …

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Part 2 of Emma Vs Endo

Written by Emma Kemsley Content warning: pregnancy loss, pregnancy scans I wanted to use my first column of 2021 as a time to reflect on the …

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Do I have Polycystic Ovary Syndrome? PCOS expert Amy Williams explains

Sometimes you need more than just a checklist of symptoms to help you figure things out. It can really help to hear from real people, …

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A short history of the yellow endometriosis ribbon

The yellow endometriosis ribbon is a symbol of the struggle, and an effective way to raise awareness of a hidden but life-altering condition.

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Emma vs Endo Part 1

Part 1 of our painfully honest & sometimes hilarious endometriosis column, following Emma as she battles to make peace with her endometriosis. Emma describes how …

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