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Can polycystic ovary syndrome (pcos) be caused by lifestyle & diet ?

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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine

In brief: HCAS.

Pcos is best described at hcas - hyperandrogenism and chronic anovulation syndrome.
It is frequently the result of obesity that produces excess androgens from the subcutaneous fat deposed all over the body; that in turn inhibits monthly ovulation starting a vicious circle of hormonal imbalance that can only be stopped with weight loss and/or metformin/ocps.

In brief: HCAS.

Pcos is best described at hcas - hyperandrogenism and chronic anovulation syndrome.
It is frequently the result of obesity that produces excess androgens from the subcutaneous fat deposed all over the body; that in turn inhibits monthly ovulation starting a vicious circle of hormonal imbalance that can only be stopped with weight loss and/or metformin/ocps.
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