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About PCOS

What is PCOS?

PCOS is a hormone disorder that can cause, among other things, irregular periods, impure skin and increased hair growth. Many also find that it can be difficult to avoid being overweight.

PCOS is a common condition, occurring in 4-12% of the population.

What is the cause of PCOS?

We do not know the exact cause of PCOS, but we do know that heredity and obesity increase the risk.

 

What are the disadvantages of having PCOS?

- It would be more difficult to get pregnant, but the vast majority of people who want children get pregnant.

- Increased risk of obesity and diabetes if you are overweight.

- Increased risk of uterine cancer in the elderly.

Are there any benefits to having PCOS?

- Women with PCOS generally do better in several sports since they build muscles more easily and have better oxygen uptake.

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