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Fri, 09 Jun


The Red Beanbag

IBU x THKD Health Chat #6: Living With PCOS

Living with PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome) can be stressful and difficult, including experiencing weight gain, irregular menstrual periods, hair growth, and infertility. Join us in this valuable opportunity to chat with Dr Melanie Kuan on how to detect and manage living with PCOS. See you there!

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IBU x THKD Health Chat #6: Living With PCOS
IBU x THKD Health Chat #6: Living With PCOS

Time & Location

09 Jun 2023, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Red Beanbag, G-2, Menara Mudajaya, 12A, Jln PJU 7/3, Mutiara Damansara, 47810 Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia

About the event

Come hear from Dr Melanie Kuan from Thomson Hospital Kota Damansara on how to detect and manage living with PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome). PCOS is a condition in which the ovaries produce an abnormal amount of androgens (male sex hormones) that are usually present in women in small amounts. 

Living with PCOS can be stressful and difficult. Weight gain, irregular menstrual periods, hair growth, and acne are some of the physical symptoms of PCOS. Women with the condition may also be at higher risk for type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, heart problems, and endometrial cancer. Infertility could also be something they face as well. 

Don't miss out on this value-packed FREE session with Dr Melanie - after all, your health is your biggest asset. IBU x THKD Health Chats are the perfect avenue to get a rare chance to converse with medical experts on a range of interesting topics. See you there! 


10:00 – 10:15am              Arrival

10:15 – 10:20am              Introduction of Thomson Hospital, TMC Fertility & Dr Melanie

10:30 – 11:00am             Living with PCOS

11:00 – 11:15am               Q & A

11:15 – 11:30am               Photo & adjourn

Doctor leading the session:

Dr Melanie Kuan Lih Jiun, Consultant Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Dr Melanie graduated from Melaka-Manipal Medical College. She completed her postgraduate training at the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (MRCOG), London in 2018. Among her achievements are winning the Excellent Staff Award for Sabah Women and Children Hospital in 2019. She is dedicated to assessing, diagnosing and treating various female reproductive disorders, including abnormal uterine bleeding, pelvic mass, endometriosis, genital infections and pre-malignant conditions. Besides that, she is also committed to provide holistic care for pregnant women in the antenatal and post-partum period.

Please RSVP and join the WhatsApp Chat for any last minute details, sent to you with the confirmation email. 

Note: This is a parents only workshop, however, if you need to bring your child along, you are more than welcome. 

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