The 133 sisters with polycystic ovaries
had serum testosterone and fasting insulin levels similar to those of their PCOS sisters.
The study supports the notion that hyperandrogenism and hyperinsulinemia are inherited traits in families with PCOS but that those features may be limited to those female members who have polycystic ovaries
Jools once feared she would never have children because she had polycystic ovaries
which makes it hard to get pregnant.
Before undergoing acupuncture, the patient had "very infrequent" menstrual periods, and transvaginal ultrasound revealed polycystic ovaries
The prevalence of polycystic ovaries
was 16% among the control women, 24% among women with localization-related epilepsy and 38% among women with primary generalized epilepsy.
The women in the study were defined as having PCOS based on an LH/FSH ratio in excess of 2, elevated plasma testosterone, oligomenorrhea, hypertichosis, and, in most patients, ultrasound evidence of polycystic ovaries
The women in the study were defined as having PCOS based on an LH/FSH ratio in excess of 2, elevated plasma testosterone, oligomenorrhea, hypertrichosis, and, in most patients, ultrasound evidence of polycystic ovaries
Dear Miriam I HAVE been diagnosed with polycystic ovaries
It appears that many of the common metabolic derangements seen in PCOS also occur, albeit in a milder form, in the many women who have polycystic ovaries
without amenorrhea or obesity.
One in four women have polycystic ovaries
, where the follicles (which contain eggs) are around the edges of the ovaries instead of dotted over them.
The cause of this condition is unknown, but you are more likely to get polycystic ovaries
if your mum or sister has them.
AS my periods have always been unpredictable and I was having terrible trouble with my weight, my doctor thought I might have polycystic ovaries