[ENT] Frankie Bridge opens up about polycystic ovary syndrome diagnosis in candid post

Frankie Bridge has revealed to fans that she was recently diagnosed with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) after undergoing lots of tests.

The 31-year-old songstress, who shot to fame with The Saturdays, opened up about her recent diagnosis in a candid social media story on Monday.

In her honest Instagram story, Frankie revealed that she had suffered symptoms such as irregular periods that led to her having blood tests.

Speaking to her fans about PCOS, Frankie also called on her 1.2 million fans for advice about the illness.

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“I’ve just found out actually that I’ve got polycystic ovaries,” the mum of two told her followers.

“I had loads of blood tests done a few weeks ago because I was getting irregular periods, I was getting really bad PMT, I was getting really cyst-y spots and really bad skin.

Frankie opened up about her recent PCOS diagnosis

“And I was finding it hard to lose weight, even though I was eating healthily. Loads of reasons, really – and I found out last week that that’s why.”

Frankie also added that she does not have the most severe case of PCOS and that her symptoms are actually quite mild.

The songstress also added that she was relieved to have received the diagnosis because it explains everything that she had been going through.

Frankie told her fans that her condition was mild

Frankie shares two children with footballer Wayne Bridge

She added: “It goes on different scales, so I’m not on top of the scale, [I’m] quite near the bottom but it just kind of really explains everything.”

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Polycystic ovary syndrome is a condition that affects a woman’s ovaries and it can lead to fertility problems.

Although there is no cure for PCOS, there are many medicines available to help women that have the condition.

The mum of two had suffered symptoms like irregular periods

Around one in 10 women in the UK are affected by the condition and some of the main symptoms are irregular periods, weight gain and excessive hair growth.

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Later in her social media story, Frankie also opened up about her past mental health struggles and said that she hoped her story would be of help to others.

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