PCOS stands for Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome. It's the common-most underlying cause of infertility among women and affects about of the population. I was first diagnosed with PCOS at the age of 24 when I was having trouble conceiving my first child. Looking back, I had symptoms of PCOS as early as age 14, so this has truly been a lifelong condition for me. There is no cure for PCOS. And it causes havoc in all areas of my life. Women with PCOS commonly battle weight problems, unwanted body and facial hair, infertility, thinning scalp hair, skin discolorations, etc. They are also prone to depression, anxiety, panic attacks, and other emotional problems. My current PCOS treatment is as follows: Women to Women Herbal Equilibruim Supplement (1 tablet twice a day, started 2/2009) contains: red clover extract, Ashwagandha extract, Passionflower extract, Chastetree extract, Kudzu extract, Wild Yam extract, Black Cohash extract) 100 mg Zoloft (for anxiety, started 2/2011) 5000 i.u. Vitamin D3 (for insulin sensitivity, started 9/2011) 5000 mcg Biotin (for thinning hair, started 11/2011) 200 mg CoQ10 (as an anti-inflammatory, started 12/2011) 1500 mg Metformin (to increase insulin sensitivity, started 1/2012) Low refined carb/ Low Fat Diet ... I try to eat foods that are low on the glycemic load .