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Polycystic Ovary Syndrome and Pregnancy

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome and Pregnancy

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Getting diagnosed with polycystic ovary syndrome, also known as polycystic ovarian syndrome, or more briefly as PCOS, can be a depressing experience. It explains your symptoms, and may even gesture at a way of managing them, but the condition is not well understood and if your doctor doesn’t communicate it to you well, this may leave you with more questions than answers. Many people know that getting pregnant with PCOS is difficult, but if you understand why it makes getting pregnant harder, you can find ways to even the odds in your favour. Hormone Disruption The effects of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome are driven by excesses of two key hormones: insulin, which controls how your body handles sugar and androgen, which is typically considered a male sex hormone, but is actually pre