Polycystic Ovary Syndrome is a common, mostly undiagnosed condition in women. Myths surrounding PCOS sometimes lead to unintended health complications, which are caused because of wrong diagnosis or medication.
In a control study of 4,814 women with PCOS, the scientists found that use of combined oral contraceptives reduced the odds of developing Type 2 diabetes and pre-diabetes in women with PCOS by 26 per cent.
New York: Women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) develop metabolic syndrome earlier than women without the condition, likely putting them at a higher risk of developing diabetes and cardiovascular disease, according to a new study. PCOS is a hormonal disorder that can affect a women’s periods, making them infrequent, irregular or prolonged, and can also […]
London: Children born to mothers with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) are at an increased risk of developing anxiety later in life, researchers have discovered. According to the researchers, maternal obesity and androgen excess induce sex-specific anxiety in the offspring. PCOS affects more than one in ten women of childbearing age and is characterised by high […]
London: Women in their 30s and 40s with a common condition affecting how the ovaries work are more likely to get heart disease. “Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) isn’t a life sentence – there are many ways to stay heart healthy. Small changes add up, like eating more fruits and vegetables and doing more exercise,” said […]