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Keke Palmer Opens up About Struggles With Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Keke Palmer Opens up About Struggles With Polycystic Ovary Syndrome. Palmer took to Instagram on Dec. 1 to reveal her ongoing battle with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). Until recently, Palmer hadn’t known that PCOS had been attacking her “from the inside out [her] entire life.”. She had constantly struggled with acne and didn’t understand why it was always “so bad” no matter what she did. . I tried EVERYTHING. I did Accutane TWICE. People say drink water, have a better diet, but I did all that, I ate all the “right” things, my blood tests were fine, Keke Palmer, via Instagram. It was only when she “did the research” herself that she was able to get the correct diagnosis. . It took ME taking a personal look into my family that has a history of diabetes and obesity, to understand what was ACTUALLY happening with me. , Keke Palmer, via Instagram. Palmer ended her post with a message of encouragement. To all the people struggling with this please know you’re not alone and that you are still so f------ fine … I’m not afraid to show myself to the world and you shouldn’t be either, Keke Palmer, via Instagram. PCOS is a hormonal disorder that affects women and girls of reproductive age. . It can trigger a wide range of symptoms such as irregular periods, migraines, fertility problems and ovarian cysts. . According to the National Institutes of Health, PCOS affects as many as one in ten women