Can PCOS Be Prevented?

Not Entirely—But It Can Be Treated to Minimize Its Effects About 5 million U.S. women of reproductive age have polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), the most common hormonal problem in women of reproductive age. It usually starts at puberty, when hormone production starts. Women with PCOS make more of the male hormone (androgen) than normal. This can

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT PCOS

WHAT IS PCOS? POLYCYSTIC OVARIAN SYNDROME (PCOS) IS A HORMONAL CONDITION THAT AFFECTS ABOUT 6% TO 8% OF WOMEN OF REPRODUCTIVE AGE WORLDWIDE. There are three theories as to the root cause of PCOS. 1. Dysfunction of the hypothalamus and pituitary gland, causing gonadotropin-releasing hormone and luteinizing hormone dysfunction. This spirals downward, affecting hormones produced