The android woman--a risky condition.

@article{Bjrntorp1996TheAW,
  title={The android woman--a risky condition.},
  author={Per Bj{\"o}rntorp},
  journal={Journal of internal medicine},
  year={1996},
  volume={239 2},
  pages={105-10}
}
Normal women produce small amounts of active androgens. When androgen levels are elevated, such as for example in the polycystic ovary syndrome, this is followed by the development of male physical characteristics and muscle mass, structure and function as well as android adipose tissue distribution and function. Psychological features and stress reactions also seem similar to those of men. Such women have an increased risk of developing hypertension, non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus and… CONTINUE READING
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