Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
PCOS is the most common endocrine disorder of women, affecting as many as 1 in 10. While there is no cure for PCOS, the symptoms of PCOS can be managed with proper treatment. Management of polycystic ovary syndrome focuses on each woman's main concerns, such as infertility, hirsutism, acne or obesity. Long term, the most important aspect of treatment is managing cardiovascular risks such as obesity, high blood cholesterol, diabetes and high blood pressure.
There have been many advances and changes in the management of PCOS over the past decade.