Women can fight an almost secret syndrome

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Online
Author: 
Jane E. Brody
Publisher: 
Infertility Awareness Association of Canada
Publication Place: 
Montreal, QC

Describes polycystic ovary syndrome, or PCOS, a body-wide metabolic disorder characterized by abnormal hormone levels that can result in infertility, obesity, acne, excessive facial and body hair, diabetes, heart disease and uterine cancer. Concludes by discussing diagnosis and potential treatments for PCOS, particularly stressing support groups.