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polycystic ovary syndrome (pcos) 

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)

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Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is the most common hormonal disorder among women of reproductive age. Infertility is one of the most common PCOS symptoms. Because the symptoms of PCOS are seemingly unrelated to one another, the condition is often. . . .

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

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Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is common. It can cause period problems, reduced fertility, acne and excess hair growth. Many women with PCOS are also overweight. Treatment includes weight loss (if you are overweight) and lifestyle changes in addition. . . .

Defining PCOS

Defining PCOS

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Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is an endocrine (hormonal) disorder. Most often, symptoms first appear in adolescence, around the start of menstruation. However, some women do not develop symptoms until their early to mid-20's. Although PCOS presents. . . .

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: Questions Answered from the Best Available Evidence

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: Questions Answered from the Best Available Evidence

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Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a hormonal condition that can impact on physical and emotional health. The name polycystic ovary syndrome is misleading as the primary problem is not the ovaries but rather is the effect of increased levels of hormones. . . .

8 Silent Signs You Have Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)

8 Silent Signs You Have Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)

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About 7 million U.S. women have polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), which results when excess insulin increases the production of androgens (male hormones). It’s the most common hormonal disorder among women of reproductive age—as many as. . . .