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Organisation prevents awareness of PCOS symptoms

The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists is raising the awareness of symptoms of polycystic ovary syndrome which carries the risk of infertility, diabetes and heart disease. Women should be tested for PCOS if they present with two or more of the symptoms which include: acne, excess facial or body hair, balding, irregular periods, ovarian cysts, high blood pressure, weight problems, high blood sugar or infertility. Treatment involves regular checks for diabetes, high blood pressure and cholesterol, healthy diet, exercise and possibly medication.

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URL: http://www.intelihealth.com/IH/ihtIH/WSIHW000/333/8988/403295.html

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