Facts About Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)

PCOS stands for polycystic ovarian syndrome which can inflict women during childbearing years.

The infographic below by Authority Diet presents interesting facts about polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS). As much as three to eight percent of women suffer from PCOS, and in America alone, approximately five million women have this condition.

Women who suffer from PCOS have oversized ovaries that produce high levels of androgens as well as high insulin. Polycystic ovarian syndrome leads to a range of undesirable health conditions such as acne, weight gain, heavy periods and even cancer.

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