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PCOS: Prepare, Communicate, Overcome, Support

Polycystic ovary syndrome, or PCOS, affects more than 7 million women each year. That’s more than the number of women with breast cancer, multiple sclerosis, lupus and rheumatoid arthritis combined. The PCOS Awareness Association wants women to know this, and … Continue reading

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September is PCOS Awareness Month

Polycystic ovary syndrome, or PCOS, is a very common hormone disorder in women and a leading cause of infertility. It is also one of the most underdiagnosed diseases in the United States. This month, we and other fertility care specialists … Continue reading

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Don’t forget! Free PCOS presentation at Freehold Raceway Mall on June 6

On June 6, Dr. Alan Martinez will be giving a presentation on the signs, symptoms and treatment options of PCOS. The event is free, but registration is required, so reserve your place today. Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is the condition … Continue reading

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Learn about PCOS at free event at Freehold Raceway Mall

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a medical condition in which a woman’s ovaries or adrenal glands produce more male hormones than normal. PCOS causes cysts to grow on the ovaries and is a leading cause of infertility in women. Dr. … Continue reading

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Treating PCOS early may help prevent lower fertility later in life

Adolescent girls with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) who are treated to reduce the amount of abdominal visceral fat and liver fat to normal levels restores ovulation, normalizes the symptoms of hormonal imbalances and may help prevent future fertility problems. That’s the … Continue reading

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Can a glass of red wine help with PCOS?

Yes—according to a new study published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. Resveratrol, a natural compound found in red wine and grapes, can help address a hormone imbalance in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), a leading … Continue reading

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Soy may help women with PCOS

September is PCOS Awareness Month, and here’s something new to be aware of. According to a study published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, consuming soy may help improve metabolic and cardiovascular health in women who have … Continue reading

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Help raise awareness during PCOS Awareness Month

The month of September has been designated PCOS Awareness Month, and this year, the PCOS Awareness Association is planning many activities aimed at raising worldwide, public awareness of polycystic ovarian syndrome. The PCOS Awareness Association is a non-profit organization that … Continue reading

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Frozen embryos more effective than fresh in women with PCOS

Women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) who receive frozen embryos during in vitro fertilization have safer and more successful pregnancies than those who get fresh embryos, according to the results of a recent collaboration between Penn State College of Medicine and Chinese … Continue reading

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PCOS linked to adrenal hormone changes

Some women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), a leading cause of infertility, may produce excess adrenal hormones, according to a study by researchers at the National Institutes of Health and other institutions. PCOS is a group of symptoms related to high … Continue reading

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