Dr. Susan E Sklar shares her knowledge and describes polycystic ovarian syndrome.
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Polycystic ovarian syndrome is the most common endocrinologic problem that woman of reproductive age has and it’s basic underlying problem is insulin resistance so that the body does not accept insulin and glucose into the cells and there ends up being more insulin being produced and that creates a whole chain of biochemical reactions that result in really four main problems that women have with polycystic ovary syndrome. One is obesity, the other is excess hair growth or acne, infertility and increased risk of cardiovascular disease and certain cancers later in life.
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