New PDF release: Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: A Woman's Guide to Identifying &

By Dr. John Eden

ISBN-10: 1741145279

ISBN-13: 9781741145274

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Addressing the typical, yet frequently undiagnosed, hormonal situation of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS), this scientific advisor supplies ladies the boldness to invite their medical professionals the precise questions and make trained offerings. In easy-to-understand language, the newest suggestion approximately dealing with PCOS is available to the single in 4 girls with polycystic ovaries and the seven out of a hundred of this staff that suffer the results of PCOS. the indicators, together with pimples, extra hair, obesity, and abnormal menstruation are defined. Such questions as What reasons PCOS? How do hormones paintings? How is PCOS various from easily having polycystic ovaries? Does PCOS inevitably result in infertility? How is it taken care of? and what's the relationship among PCOS and diabetes? are spoke back. Case reviews and the most recent study for sufferers, pharmacists, medical professionals, and different healthiness pros are incorporated.

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The research group came up with at least two strong possibilities: eating disorders or something in the food itself. Polycystic Ovary PAGES 16/12/04 3:34 PM Page 40 40 Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Eating disorders Shayesteh Jahanfar, the student who conducted the twin study for her PhD in the early 1990s, reviewed medical literature for evidence relating eating disorders to PCO. The literature suggested that around 20 per cent of young women suffer from an eating disorder. Dr McClusky and colleagues (1992) used a questionnaire called BITE (Bulimia Investigation Test Edinburgh) to investigate cases of PCOS.

Australia has a register of twins that is kept in Melbourne. Using this wonderful research tool, Shayesteh wrote to 500 pairs of female-only twins living in Sydney. Thirty-four sets of twins took part in the study—nineteen pairs of identical twins and fifteen pairs of non-identical twins. A thorough medical history was taken, their height and weight were measured and they were examined for the presence of excess hair and acne. They also underwent ultrasound scanning to detect whether PCO was present, and a blood sample was collected.

What is a hormone? Hormones are simply chemical messengers that coordinate bodily functions. They are produced in the glands of the body and are sent to other parts of the body to stimulate or inhibit a reaction. For example, the pituitary gland sends FSH to the ovaries to stimulate follicles to grow larger. Do women make male hormones too? Yes, it is essential for women to make male hormones. The ovaries produce testosterone, which is then converted into oestrogen. Thus Polycystic Ovary PAGES 16/12/04 3:34 PM Page 18 18 Polycystic Ovary Syndrome a woman who can’t make testosterone cannot make any oestrogen at all.

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