Impact of electro-acupuncture and physical exercise on hyperandrogenism and oligo/amenorrhea in women with polycystic ovary syndrome: a randomized controlled trial.

@article{Jedel2011ImpactOE,
  title={Impact of electro-acupuncture and physical exercise on hyperandrogenism and oligo/amenorrhea in women with polycystic ovary syndrome: a randomized controlled trial.},
  author={Elizabeth Jedel and Fernand Labrie and Anders Od{\'e}n and G{\"o}ran Holm and Lars Nilsson and Per Olof Janson and A B Lind and C Ohlsson and Elisabet Stener-Victorin},
  journal={American journal of physiology. Endocrinology and metabolism},
  year={2011},
  volume={300 1},
  pages={E37-45}
}
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), the most common endocrine disorder in women of reproductive age, is characterized by hyperandrogenism, oligo/amenorrhea, and polycystic ovaries. We aimed to determine whether low-frequency electro-acupuncture (EA) would decrease hyperandrogenism and improve oligo/amenorrhea more effectively than physical exercise or no intervention. We randomized 84 women with PCOS, aged 18-37 yr, to 16 wk of low-frequency EA, physical exercise, or no intervention. The primary… CONTINUE READING
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Clomi E44 ACUPUNCTURE/EXERCISE FOR HYPERANDROGENISM AND OLIGO/AMENORRHEA AJP-Endocrinol Metab

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