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Causes & Symptoms of pcos (Polycystic ovary syndrome)- MatrikaIVF

What is PCOS? In 1935, Stein and Leventhal first described this condition in modern medical literature, documenting seven female patients who experienced amenorrhea, hirsutism (excessive hair growth), and enlarged ovaries with multiple cysts. Today, PCOS is recognized as a common, diverse, and heritable disorder that affects women throughout their lives. Women with PCOS are at a slightly higher risk of various metabolic and reproductive health consequences, including miscarriage, hypertensive disorders, gestational diabetes, cardiovascular disease, preeclampsia, prediabetes, type 2 diabetes, stroke, chronic kidney disease, breast cancer, endometrial cancer, and renal failure. PCOS is characterized by ovulatory dysfunction, hyperandrogenism (excess androgens), and polycystic ovaries. However, there can be significant variations in how the condition presents in individuals. It is commonly associated with abnormal menstruation, excess androgens, anovulation ( lack of ovulation ), and subf