Acupuncture for polycystic ovarian syndrome.

  title={Acupuncture for polycystic ovarian syndrome.},
  author={Danforn Ce Lim and Wei Chen and Lisa N C Cheng and Charlie Changli Xue and Felix Wong and Anthony O'Sullivan and Jian-Ping Liu},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
BACKGROUND Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is characterised by the clinical signs of oligo-amenorrhoea (infrequent or very light menstruation), infertility (failure to conceive), and hirsutism (excessive hair growth). Whilst Aleem 1987 revealed the presence of beta-endorphin in the follicular fluid of both normal and polycystic ovaries, Petraglia 1987 demonstrated that the beta-endorphin levels in ovarian follicular fluid of otherwise healthy women who were undergoing ovulation were much… CONTINUE READING
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