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Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)

Women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) are at increased risk for metabolic and heart diseases and nearly twice as likely to be hospitalized.

Addressing the emotional component of a patient's diagnosis isn't often feasible, but these tools can help patients with this important aspect of healing.

Experts advise against any off-label prescribing of testosterone for women, unless they are postmenopausal with a low sex drive.

Letrozole, a breast cancer drug, was compared with clomiphene as a fertility treatment for women with polycystic ovary syndrome. Find out which drug performed best.

Women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) experiencing light or infrequent periods may improve menstrual cyclicity by taking cinnamon supplements, evidence shows.

For patients with PCOS, a common household ingredient may help improve symptoms of the disorder. However, lifestyle modifications that support weight loss and healthful eating remain key to improving symptoms.

In an adolescent, polycystic ovary syndrome should be diagnosed cautiously. The typical symptoms of PCOS in an adult may just be developmental irregularities in a teen.


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