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  • PCOS Treatments Created: Sunday, September 23, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014
    Details the PCOS treatment options that a woman may have - the descriptions of medications, the importance of weight loss, and infertility treatment." itemprop="description'" --> itemprop="descript...
  • What is the Link Between PCOS and Obesity? Created: Thursday, April 16, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014
    There is no question in the link between PCOS and obesity. However, the relationship is not as simple as it sounds. Learn here about the link between PCOS and obesity." ite#if expr="$zTP='t3'" --> ...
  • Can I Get Pregnant with PCOS? Created: Tuesday, May 27, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014
    PCOS and pregnancy present many challenges and is a common concern of newly diagnosed women. Learn here about the PCOS and pregnancy.
  • What Happens If I Have a Ruptured Ovarian Cyst? Created: Thursday, August 26, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014
    An ovarian cyst is a small collection of fluid located within an ovarian follicle. If it gets large enough, the cyst can rupture which would cause all of the contents to empty into the pelvis. What...
  • What You Need to Know About Pregnancy Complications with PCOS Created: Tuesday, January 31, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014
    Women with PCOS are at risk for developing certain complications during pregnancy. Get more information here about potential pregnancy complications with PCOS and how to lower your risk."
  • Oligoovulation Created: Friday, November 16, 2007 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
    Oligoovulation can be defined as infrequent, irregular ovulation. Learn more about oligoovulation here.
  • What is FSH? Created: Saturday, April 26, 2008 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
    Follicle stimulating hormone, or FSH, is an important hormone, often used in fertility treatment. Learn about FSH and its function in the menstrual cycle and fertility treatments.
  • Ovulation Created: Sunday, December 23, 2007 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
    Ovulation is the process that occurs in most women where a mature egg is released from the ovary as part of the menstrual cycle. Learn more about ovulation here.
  • Before You Have Weight Loss Surgery for PCOS Created: Monday, March 23, 2009 Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014
    Many women who have PCOS are overweight and may benefit from losing weight. Weight loss surgery for PCOS may be an option if you have a significant amount of weight to lose. Learn here all about h...
  • Fertilization Created: Saturday, April 19, 2008 Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014
    Fertilization occurs when an egg and sperm combine to create an embryo. Get more information about fertilization here.
  • How To Use the Follistim Pen Created: Friday, August 22, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
    The Follistim pen is a common medication used in the course of fertility treatments. Learn here how to use the Follistim pen.
  • Medications for PCOS Created: Thursday, November 19, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
    One of the most common questions a woman asks is what medications for PCOS she should take. Here is a list with descriptions of all of the medications for PCOS." itemprop="r="$zTP='t3'" --> itempro...
  • Vitamins and Minerals Created: Tuesday, March 25, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
    Vitamins and minerals play a vital role in our diet and health. Learn about exactly what vitamins and minerals do in our body and the role they play in our health." itempr expr="$zTP='t3'" --> ite...
  • Is it Okay to Exercise During Fertility Treatment for PCOS? Created: Thursday, August 30, 2012 Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014
    When starting fertility treatment for PCOS, many women wonder about the lifestyle changes they'll need to make during treatment. Get more information about whether it's okay to exercise during fert...
  • Antidiuretic Hormone Created: Wednesday, December 16, 2009 Updated: Saturday, June 21, 2014
    Antidiuretic hormone is responsible for regulation of water reabsorption in the kidney. Learn more about antidiuretic hormone here.
  • Mons Pubis Created: Thursday, August 13, 2009 Updated: Saturday, June 21, 2014
    The mons pubis is a fat pad which covers the pubic bone and protects it during intercourse. Learn more about the mons pubis here.
  • What is CAH? Created: Tuesday, January 29, 2008 Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014
    A description of late onset CAH, one of the most commonly considered diseases in diagnosing PCOS. Read about the causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of CAH." itemproexpr="$zTP='t3'" --> item...
  • The Perineum Created: Tuesday, August 18, 2009 Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014
    The perineum is a delicate part of the female anatomy. Learn the full definition here.
  • The Endocrine System Created: Thursday, December 03, 2009 Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014
    The endocrine system plays a large role in our normal everyday functioning. Learn everything you need to know about the endocrine system here." itemprop="description" Monday, January 21, 2008 Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014
    Before the doctor can diagnose you with PCOS, he needs to rule out other conditions. This is called the differential diagnosis. Learn her about the differential diagnosis of PCOS."
  • Should I See a Specialist if I Have PCOS? Created: Thursday, January 22, 2009 Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014
    Get information here about seeing a specialist for PCOS, including what type of doctor and how to find one.
  • Cushing's Syndrome Created: Tuesday, February 12, 2008 Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014
    Cushings Syndrome is one of the major diseases that the doctor will try to rule out when working up a patient with PCOS. Learn more about PCOS and Cushings Syndrome." itemif expr="$zTP='t3'" --> i...
  • PCOS and Endometrial Cancer Created: Monday, January 07, 2008 Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014
    Women with PCOS need to be aware of the increased risk of endometrial cancer. A woman who does not get her period regularly is at a greater risk of getting cancer of the endometrium due to the inc...
  • What is Hyperprolactinemia? Created: Tuesday, January 29, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014
    Gives a basic overview of hyperprolactinemia; a condition caused by elevated prolactin levels. Describes causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of hyperprolactinemia.
  • Before You Before You Have Laser Hair Removal Created: Tuesday, April 05, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014
    Laser hair removal procedures are commonly used by women with PCOS. While having laser hair removal is relatively safe, there are some factors you should consider before making your first appointm...
  • What is the Vagina? Created: Sunday, July 19, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014
    The vagina is a crucial pathway between the uterus and outside of the body. Besides functioning as the birth canal, the vagina also passes cervical mucus, menstrual fluid and other secretions to t...
  • Nutrition Basics Created: Monday, March 24, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014
    Because of the amount of information available through the web and media, many of the nutrition basics get lost. Here is a brief refresher on the nutrition basics you need to know."
  • Why Do Women with PCOS Have Irregular Periods? Created: Thursday, May 05, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014
    Many women with PCOS experience irregular periods. Why does this happen?
  • Before You Have an IUI (Intrauterine Insemination): Everything You Need To Know Created: Saturday, April 19, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014
    Learn about what an IUI is, how it is done and the answers to some of the most commonly asked questions about IUI or Intrauterine Insemination.
  • Corpus Luteum Created: Saturday, April 19, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014
    The corpus luteum is the structure on the ovary that remains after ovulation occurs. Get the full description of corpus luteum here.
  • What Causes PCOS? Created: Wednesday, August 06, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014
    What are the causes of PCOS? This is a difficult question without an easy answer. This page addresses questions about the causes of PCOS." itemprop="description" Tuesday, January 12, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014
    Many women are not aware of the potential complications of PCOS. Get a full discussion of all of the complications of PCOS, as well as suggestions on how to reduce your risk."

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