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PCOS: A Possible Reason You Are Struggling To Get Pregnant

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Are you finding it difficult to conceive? Have you tried all tricks in the book all to no avail? Perhaps, you need to know about PCOS, which represents 80% of anovulatory infertility cases in women.

It is a reproductive disorder with a prevalence ranging from 5% to 13% in women of reproductive age.

According to the Centre for Disease Control (CDC), almost 50 per cent of women with this syndrome don’t know they have it or are not diagnosed correctly.
What is PCOS?

According to a study by Johns Hopkins Medicine Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a condition in which the ovaries produce an abnormal amount of androgens and testosterone(male sex hormones), which is usually present in women in small amounts.

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The name polycystic ovary syndrome describes the numerous small cysts (fluid-filled sacs) that form in the ovaries.

However, some women with this disorder do not have cysts, while some women without the disorder do develop cysts.
Causes

The exact cause of PCOS is not known, however, research suggests that certain genes might be linked to the disorder.

Having a family history of PCOS may play a role in developing the condition.

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