Polycystic ovarian syndrome--prognosis and outcomes.

@article{Hart2006PolycysticOS,
  title={Polycystic ovarian syndrome--prognosis and outcomes.},
  author={Roger Hart and Robert J. Norman},
  journal={Best practice & research. Clinical obstetrics & gynaecology},
  year={2006},
  volume={20 5},
  pages={
          751-78
        }
}
Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is a condition that is present in 5-6% of women of reproductive age. It has potentially profound implications for women with regard to anovulatory infertility and symptoms related to elevated androgen levels. In addition, in later life women are prone to significant health problems related to hyperinsulinaemia, with an excess risk for diabetes and cardiovascular risk factors. Evidence suggests that the adverse features of PCOS can be ameliorated with lifestyle… CONTINUE READING
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