Exercise decreases plasma total homocysteine in overweight young women with polycystic ovary syndrome.

@article{Randeva2002ExerciseDP,
  title={Exercise decreases plasma total homocysteine in overweight young women with polycystic ovary syndrome.},
  author={Harpal Randeva and Krzysztof C. Lewandowski and J{\'o}zef Drzewoski and Katherine Brooke-Wavell and Chris O'Callaghan and Leszek Czupryniak and Edward W. Hillhouse and Gordana M Prelevic},
  journal={The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism},
  year={2002},
  volume={87 10},
  pages={4496-501}
}
Women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) have a clustering of cardiovascular risk factors, such as obesity, lipid abnormalities, impaired glucose tolerance, insulin resistance, and hypertension. Exercise is reported to lower the incidence of cardiac events. The effect of exercise on plasma homocysteine concentrations, an independent cardiovascular risk factor, has not been previously reported in women with PCOS. We examined the effects of exercise on plasma total homocysteine concentrations… CONTINUE READING
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