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Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

Written By: Nokubonga Shabalala, RD(SA) Polycystic ovarian syndrome is an endocrine-metabolic disorder that can cause severe consequences to female health. It affects 5-10% of females of reproductive age and is the leading cause of female infertility worldwide. Elevated androgen levels, irregular menstrual cycles and small cysts on one or both ovaries characterize PCOS. Some...