Questions On Breast Ovarian Syndrome

1240 Words Apr 14th, 2015 5 Pages
Diamonde Gibbons-Hollie
Mr. Armani
PCOS thesis paper
Eng 110- 11am
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome I myself have struggled with issues for years before I was diagnosed correctly. PCOS can affect many different things in women going from producing male hormones to the inability to conceive. I found that research is becoming more descriptive and in depth as time goes on. Researchers are still looking into PCOS and are still working on what may be the real cause of PCOS. Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome is a heath disorder that affects females, and is a more common disorder in women than most people realize.
What cause polycystic Ovarian Syndrome? “Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a heterogeneous hormone-imbalance disorder that occurs in approximately 4% or 18% of reproductive-aged women worldwide.”(Li) As I did my research I realized that” Causes of PCOS remains unknown however most doctors believe it may be due to being insulin resistant” (Stoppard) and can be in our genetic code and a mother or sister may have it as well. Currently research is still in progress to find out if there is any one cause for this disorder. Due to the high level of insulin resistance it creates a hormonal imbalance that can affect the women’s body in many different ways. The hormone is called androgens, which are male hormone that women also produce which cause the female hormone estrogen to take a back seat. “The signs and symptoms of PCOS can vary among individuals, and because no single…
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