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Risk Factors

Some of the Risk Factors associated with PCOS:

  • Diabetes
  • 4 to 7 times higher risk of heart attacks
  • High Blood Pressure or Hypertension
  • High Cholesterol
  • High Lipids
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Risk of endometrial cancer
  • Infertility
  • Higher rate of Miscarriages
  • Higher risk of Gestational diabetes
  • Obesity which can also lead to low self-esteem and depression
  • Liver disease



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Wow! This is incredible! I was diagnosed with PCOS at age 14 and I am so amazed at how much has been accomplished. I am now 26 and I am so happy to see that PCOS is finally being recognized.

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