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What causes pcos to develop?

What causes pcos to develop?

No: Pcos is caused by increased insulin, Insulin resistance that is all part of the diabetes ii disease spectrum. Insulin increases male hormone (androgen) production in the ovary that inhibits follicle or egg development. Cycles are long, creating ovulation difficulty and fertility problems. This is a chronic disease with no cure, only maintenance control. Low carb high fat diet is best treatment. ...Read more

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See the link below: https://www.healthtap.com/#publications/2039180 It is what Dr. Khurram Rehman wrote, but has the detail of an article for those interested in ...Read more


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What is the cause of pcos or pcod?

What is the cause of pcos or pcod?

Unsure: There is no definitive cause for pcos, however the predominant theory is that an increased estrogen level due to peripheral aromatization of androgen precursors in obese women results in anovulation which manifests as pcos. ...Read more

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What are the common causes of pcos?

What are the common causes of pcos?

Obesity: The predominent theory as to the cause for pcos is the elevated estrogen levels that occur as a result of obesity. While some women with pcos are not overweight - the vast majority are - and most of them will experience resolution of the pcos simply with weight loss. ...Read more

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What can be causes for late onset pcos?

I'm not sure: What you mean by "late onset" pcos. Pcos generally appears early in a woman's life, but can be exacerbated by increasing age and weight. Check w/ your doctor. ...Read more

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Can pcos causes slightly high level17-ohp ?

Yes: Pcos does often cause somewhat elevated 17-oh Progesterone levels but higher levels are suggestive of late-onset congenital adrenal hyperplasia. Any level over 2 ng/ml should be tested with an acth stimulation test. ...Read more

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Does pcos cause you to be moodier than most?

Does pcos cause you to be moodier than most?

Not usually: Patients often experience mood changes around the time of the period. Pcos patients often skip periods. By itself, pcos should have little effect on mood. ...Read more

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Can pcos cause deep penetration to be painful ?

Can pcos cause deep penetration to be painful ?

Usually not: PCOS itself usually does not present with painful intercourse. Deep penetration pain can occur when the penis impacts the cervix during intercourse and is usually position related. Painful intercourse can also occur in women with symptomatic endometriosis or with enlarged ovarian cysts. ...Read more

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HOW CAN WE DETECT THE ROOT CAUSE OF PCOS? WHAT ARE THE REQUIRED TESTS?

HOW CAN WE DETECT THE ROOT CAUSE OF PCOS? WHAT ARE THE REQUIRED TESTS?

Exact cause unknown: The cause of PCOS is unknown but considerable evidence suggests that PCOS is the result of one of a number of intrinsic ovarian genetic traits that interact with one or more other congenital or environmental factors to cause dysregulation of steroidogenesis. Risk factors include: maternal PCOS, parental obesity, treatment with valproic acid(Depakene) and Endocrine disruptors like bisphenol A (BPA) ...Read more

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Skin bronzing for the last 2 years along with pcos. What could be the cause?

Difficult to say.: This may not be related to pcos. Make an appointment with your doctor so they can do a thorough exam and get a good history from you. They may also want to do blood work. ...Read more