Your diagnosis of PCOS may not mean very much. For one thing, you may have been mistakenly told you have “lean PCOS” when you actually have hypothalamic amenorrhea or are in a temporary post-pill situation.
Or, you may truly have PCOS but not the insulin-resistant type.
Here’s what you need to know about the four types of PCOS. (Full flowchart at the end of the article.)