Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) Signs & Symptoms | & Why They Occur
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is the most common endocrinological disorder in reproductive-age women, affecting a significant portion of this population (5-15%). The underlying etiology of PCOS involves hyperandrogenism (high levels of androgen, like testosterone) and menstrual irregularity. PCOS is also associated with insulin resistance. In this lesson, we discuss a wide variety of signs and symptoms of PCOS and why they occur, and we also discuss conditions that are highly associated with PCOS.
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