Is polycystic ovary syndrome associated with high sympathetic nerve activity and size at birth?

@article{Sverrisdttir2008IsPO,
  title={Is polycystic ovary syndrome associated with high sympathetic nerve activity and size at birth?},
  author={Yrsa Bergmann Sverrisd{\'o}ttir and Tove Mogren and Josefin Kataoka and Per Olof Janson and Elisabet Stener-Victorin},
  journal={American journal of physiology. Endocrinology and metabolism},
  year={2008},
  volume={294 3},
  pages={
          E576-81
        }
}
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a common endocrine and metabolic disturbance among women of reproductive age and is proposed to be linked with size at birth and increased prevalence of cardiovascular disease. A disturbance in the sympathetic nervous system may contribute to the etiology of PCOS. This study evaluates sympathetic outflow in PCOS and its relation to size at birth. Directly recorded sympathetic nerve activity to the muscle vascular bed (MSNA) was obtained in 20 women with PCOS… CONTINUE READING

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