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The relationship between PCOS and Mental Health

March 17, 2020
The relationship between PCOS and Mental Health

What is PCOS? Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a common hormonal disorder affecting 5-10% of women. Its symptoms start arising around puberty and can be seen in adolescence through acne, weight gain and excessive hair growth; in adulthood through irregular menses and infertility; and in late reproductive age through the appearance of the menstrual cycle again.  Physiologically speaking, there is excessive androgen and testosterone found in the body and small follicular cysts on the ovaries. There is no definite cause…

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