Medical News Summary: Organisation prevents awareness of PCOS symptoms


About: Organisation prevents awareness of PCOS symptoms
Source: InteliHealth
Medical News Summary (summary of medical news story as reported by InteliHealth): 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.
Related Disease Topics: Polycystic ovary syndrome, Diabetes, Infertility, Heart disease, Ovarian cysts, High blood pressure, High cholesterol
Related Symptom Topics: Irregular periods, acne, excess facial or body hair, balding, weight problems, high blood sugar

Related Medical News Channels: This medical news summary article refers to the following medical channel categories:
  • Undiagnosed
  • Undiagnosed and PCOS
  • Undiagnosed and diabetes
  • Undiagnosed and infertility
  • Undiagnosed and heart disease
  • Undiagnosed and ovarian cysts
  • Undiagnosed and high blood pressure
  • Undiagnosed and high cholesterol
  • Undiagnosed and irregular periods
  • Undiagnosed and acne
  • Undiagnosed and excess facial hair
  • Undiagnosed and excess body hair
  • Undiagnosed and baldness
  • Undiagnosed and weight problems

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