Actress Lea Michele has now openly said in one interview that she suffers from polycystic ovary syndrome. PCOS is one of the most common hormonal diseases in women. It leads to increased levels of male sex hormones.

The actress spoke in an interview Health magazine about the symptoms of her illness.

Lea Michele suffers from polycystic ovary syndrome

In an interview, the former Glee star is now talking about severe torture and a late diagnosis for the first time: As a teenager, she had severe acne. "When I was growing up, I had horrible skin. I tried to think of every drug to help my skin. Fortunately, the pill was my savior when I was a teenager." By the end of the 20th, she wanted to detoxify the body with all hormones. With the discontinuation of the pill, however, bad skin came back and this time the actress also gained weight. She then went to the doctor and wanted to know what was behind her symptoms. The diagnosis was: polycystic ovary syndrome. With the right preparation, Lea Michele finally has her symptoms under control.

PCOS is a common metabolic disease

Polycystic ovary or ovarian syndrome is one of the most common metabolic diseases in women. For example, PCOS is a leading cause Cycle disorders, increased androgen levels, and even infertility. Incidentally, it is estimated that four to 12 percent of European women suffer from PCO syndrome.