Synonyms for pcos or Related words with pcos
Examples of "pcos"
may be associated with chronic inflammation, with several investigators correlating inflammatory mediators with anovulation and other
symptoms. Similarly, there seems to be a relation between
and increased level of oxidative stress.
accounts for approximately 90% of anovulation infertility, affecting 5-10% of woman of reproductive age. In women with
, GDF9 mRNA is decreased in all stages of follicular development compared to women without
. In particular, levels of GDF9 increase as the follicle develops from primordial stages to more mature stages. Women with
have considerably lower expression of GDF9 in primordial, primary and secondary stages of folliculogenesis. GDF9 expression is not only reduced in women with
but also delayed. Despite these facts the exact link of GDF9 with
is not well established.
has some aspects of a metabolic disorder, since its symptoms are partly reversible. Even though considered as a gynecological problem,
consists of 28 clinical symptoms.
Challenge is a series of videos produced to bring greater awareness about polycystic ovary syndrome and support to women living with
. They are available to stream online and aired on public access television stations. The show addresses common
symptoms and related conditions including infertility, diabetes, obesity, heart disease, anxiety and depression, and hirsutism. The television series is executive produced by William R. Patterson, CEO of The Baron Solution Group, and Sasha Ottey, president of
Increasing body weight is also thought to be linked to the development of polycystic ovary syndrome (
). There are specific aspects associated with
allowing an indication of diagnosis of the syndrome including hyperandrogenism (hirsutism), irregular periods, anovulation and subfertility. Obesity in
sufferers amplifies hormonal and metabolic decline, therefore damaging fertility and oocyte quality in women.
can also have an effect if conception is successful through assisted reproductive technology (ART) in obese patients, leading to an increase in miscarriage rates.
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Not all women with
have difficulty becoming pregnant. For those that do, anovulation or infrequent ovulation is a common cause. Other factors include changed levels of gonadotropins, hyperandrogenemia and hyperinsulinemia. Like women without
, women with
that are ovulating may be infertile due to other causes, such as tubal blockages due to a history of sexually transmitted diseases.
Common signs and symptoms of
include the following:
Women with polycystic ovary syndrome (
) are also likely to suffer from oligomenorrhea.
is a condition in which excessive androgens (male sex hormones) are released by the ovaries. Women with
show menstrual irregularities that range from oligomenorrhea and amenorrhea, to very heavy, irregular periods. The condition affects about 6% of premenopausal women.
There are two types of
: landline and wireless. The wireless
use two technologies: CDMA and GSM. Reliance and Tata Indicom are CDMA-based prepaid PCO connection providers. Airtel, Idea and Hutch are GSM-based prepaid PCO connection providers. Initially, the Dept of Telecom, and later BSNL, MTNL and Airtel provided fixed landline postpaid PCO connections. BSNL and MTNL also provide prepaid
Due to its association with insulin resistance, the risk of polycystic ovarian syndrome (
) increases with adiposity. In the US approximately 60% of patients with
have a BMI greater than 30. It remains uncertain whether
contributes to obesity, or the reverse.
Challenge, Inc. is a nonprofit organization that provides support for women with polycystic ovarian syndrome through television and radio programming, educational workshops, and online and offline support networks. Sasha Ottey is a clinical and research microbiologist. Ottey started "
Challenge" after her
diagnosis in 2008.
A very specific sub-genotype of FMR1 has been found to be associated with polycystic ovarian syndrome (
). The gene expression, called heterozygous-normal/low may cause
-like excessive follicle-activity and hyperactive ovarian function when women are younger.
is associated with enhanced androgen and cortisol metabolite excretion and increased 5 alpha-reductase activity that cannot be explained by obesity alone. Increased adrenal corticosteroid production represents an important pathogenic pathway in
Asians affected by
are less likely to develop hirsutism than those of other ethnic backgrounds.
The primary treatments for
include: lifestyle changes, medications and surgery.
Anti-Müllerian hormone (AMH) is increased in
, and may become part of its diagnostic criteria.
is a common disorder involving dysfunction of the endocrine system associated with female reproduction.
involves discrepancies in the Hyphophyseal-pituitary-gonadal endocrine axis which can result in hormonal dysfunction, excess androgens (e.g. testosterone) and frequent "anovulatory" menstrual cycles. Therefore, it is common for women suffering from
to require assistance in order to conceive. In these patients IVM can be used to mature oocytes and aid conception.
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