A 31-year-old female asked:
besides taking bcps, is there another way you can improve & lower the high lh : fsh ratio in lean pcos?
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 54 years experience
PCOS: The LH level in true "PCOS" is not elevated, it is just constant instead of occurring at a short interval just prior to ovulation. It has a constant level (as in males) , which will not produce ovulation. Oral bcp's stop ovarian function, and therefore stop estrogen from the ovary, which can overstimulate the lining of the uterus, and abnormal cells may develop.
269 viewsAnswered Sep 19, 2018
Last updated Sep 19, 2018
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