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Polycystic ovary syndrome

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a set of symptoms due to elevated androgens (male hormones) in females. Signs and symptoms of PCOS include irregular or no menstrual periods, heavy periods, excess body and facial hair, acne, pelvic pain, difficulty getting pregnant, and patches of thick, darker, velvety skin. Associated conditions include type 2 diabetes, obesity, obstructive sleep apnea, heart disease, mood disorders, and endometrial cancer.

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Irregular periods? Acne? Obese? Ladies check this out.. its quiz where you can see if you have PCOS or not. Ofcourse you might want to check with a doctor.. but this might help

Contributed by Karishma Awasthi

Quite a lot of women suffer from PCOS, but many stay undiagnosed! Check this video out to see what it is.

Contributed by Karishma Awasthi

I used to have this. By taking metformin to lower my insulin levels, provera to induce periods, and losing weight, I no longer have PCOS. I also do not have to take any medication anymore.

Contributed by Melanie Martinez

This is very common issue

Contributed by Stephanie Shipley

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