Check what your personal products. The skin is the largest organ and PCOS people have endocrine disruption enough without bringing more in via chemicals in personal products.
Ditto cleaning products -- what do you clean the bathroom with? Because hot steam releases all that and you are in a cloud of it when you hot shower/hot bathe -- not just when you clean.
Ditto food you eat -- hormones in food you do not need wacking up your own hormones further.
Are you on BCP? Which kind? Some are not as good as others for PCOS people.
Birth Control Pills for PCOS
I use Kiss my Face Rosemary shampoo but I can build up with the eczema/psoriasis thing close to TOM and then have to change to something more dandruffy.
But dealing with symptom is not STOPPING root cause. Do get a check up.
I see my endoc every 3-4 mos to run labs and see where I'm at with my PCOS/IR/hypothyroid/syndrome X. We all present in one of 5 ways so knowing YOUR presentation helps know how to manage the bits that are wacky.
Poll: What type PCOS patient are you?
Hang in there!