What is PCOS?

PCOS is Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, is one of the most common hormonal endocrine disorders in women. PCOS has been known as the “Silent Killer". The good news is that early diagnosis and proper education can help women lower all these risk factors and live a happy, healthier life.


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How Do I Know If I Have PCOS?

Some common symptoms:
Irregular Periods, Weight Gain, Excess Hair Growth, High Blood Pressure, Infertility, Pelvic pain, Decreased Sex drive, etc.

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What are the tests to diagnose PCOS?

Medical History Your menstrual cycles, pregnancy history or infertility, weight changes, sleep patterns, fatigue, depression, medications being taken.Physical Exam Measuring your blood pressure, weight, and identifying your body mass index (BMI) Blood Testing Testosterone, DHEA and fasting glucose.Vaginal Ultrasound Your practitioner should perform a pelvic ultrasound

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What is the chance of conceiving if you have lupus anticoagulant and PCOS?

Women with polycystic ovarian syndrome are three times more likely to suffer a miscarriage early in the pregnancy than those without polycystic ovarian syndrome. Women with polycystic ovarian syndrome most likely deliver their babies by cesarean section due to pregnancy complications.One in three pregnant women with lupus delivers a preterm baby.

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