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In the process, the researchers also learned that neither patients nor general practitioners recognized mental illness as a key characteristic of PCOS. It's typically characterized by increased testosterone, cysts in the ovaries, and is the most common cause of infertility.PCOS is a hormone imbalance that causes irregular periods, infertility, obesity, and hirsutisum (abnormal hair growth) in up to 17 million women in the U. A smaller Columbia University study of 126 women published in the found that abnormal periods in women with PCOS is the strongest predictor of mental health issues.
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The excess male hormones increase a woman’s chance of heart disease.
Add to that all the things that come with the tendency for women with PCOS to be overweight, and it’s a scary diagnosis. There are medications that can control symptoms and help promote fertility without the use of in vitro fertilization.
My male friends didn’t even have hair on their chins.
I was mortified that someone might notice, but I dealt with it, and kept the secret shame hidden. The doctor sent me for blood tests and an ultrasound.