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Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)


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Comment from: laurie, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: February 13

My life has been a battle due to polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) although I have found supplementing with progesterone has helped me lose weight. I developed this from being overweight, no one in my family has it. I am insulin resistant with chronic urinary tract infections.

Medically reviewed by Wayne Blocker, MD; Board Certified Obstetrics and Gynecology


Ehrmann, DA. Polycystic ovary syndrome. N Engl J Med 2005; 352:1223.

American Society for Reproductive Medicine, "Polycystic Ovary Syndrome."

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