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KC Concepcion On Having PCOS: 'It's quite common but not a lot of people talk about it'

She opens up about living with the hormonal disorder.
PHOTO: instagram/itskcconcepcion

KC Concepcion was a guest at Tim Yap's online show which streamed on Saturday, May 23. In the said show, she revealed that she was diagnosed with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).

Despite signing a management deal with Cornerstone Entertainment earlier this year, KC has been out of the limelight recently. When asked about this, the actress shared, "I am super grateful for work. But, I want to be super open about this because it’s something I also want to talk about in the future. I was diagnosed with PCOS."

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According to Medical News Today, PCOS is a hormonal disorder that causes irregular menstruation, excess hair growth, weight gain, acne, among many others.

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She revealed that her hormonal disorder was the reason for her sudden weight gain which is part of what's been holding her back. "I always want to be at my best. I want to be physically fit. I want to look good. I want to get my body tight. When I look good, I feel good and that’s what you serve people on screen. It’s as simple as that."

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According to the 35-year-old actress, her condition is something she wants to talk more about in the future. "I know a lot of women who have it. It’s quite common but not a lot of people talk about it. That’s something I want to talk about in-depth later on in the future because I don’t think right now is the time. Wala pa ako masyadong information about it."

KC was last seen in the 2013 movie Boy Golden: Shoot to Kill. She also became the first Pinay ambassador of the Japanese beauty brand Shiseido in 2019.

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