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New drug can help treat reproductive health conditions like PCOS, improve fertility in women
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New drug can help treat reproductive health conditions like PCOS, improve fertility in women

Hypothalamic amenorrhea is a condition in which the hypothalamus stops or slows the production of gonadotropin-releasing hormone, as a result of which the woman stops having menstruation.

Uterine fibroids: What you need to know about symptoms, risk factors and treatment
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Uterine fibroids: What you need to know about symptoms, risk factors and treatment

A pelvic ultrasound is the only way to confirm if a woman has fibroids and doctors may recommend an MRI to reconfirm this diagnosis if they have any doubts.

World Heart Day 2020: Irregular periods, PCOS may have long term effect on women's heart health
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World Heart Day 2020: Irregular periods, PCOS may have long term effect on women's heart health

Women with irregular periods often don’t realise it to be a symptom and believe it to be normal, while the truth is that irregular and unpredictable periods are one of the major symptoms that help diagnose PCOS.

Children of women with PCOS may have higher risk of psychiatric and neurodevelopmental problems, says study
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Children of women with PCOS may have higher risk of psychiatric and neurodevelopmental problems, says study

These risks were further increased if the mother also had complications like obesity, gestational diabetes, caesarean delivery and others, the study said

PCOS Awareness Month 2020 dedicated to a common hormonal disorder that affects 10% of women worldwide
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PCOS Awareness Month 2020 dedicated to a common hormonal disorder that affects 10% of women worldwide

Around 40 percent of women diagnosed with PCOS also suffer from depression and self-esteem issues after diagnosis.

Chromosomal abnormalities, placental issues among many reasons that cause miscarriages: Here's how to ensure a safe pregnancy
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Chromosomal abnormalities, placental issues among many reasons that cause miscarriages: Here's how to ensure a safe pregnancy

It’s not possible to prevent a miscarriage completely, but one can reduce the risks of this complication by following a few steps.

Diet and adult acne: New study shows how they’re connected and which food to avoid
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Diet and adult acne: New study shows how they’re connected and which food to avoid

A new study published in JAMA Dermatology in June 2020 indicates that consuming certain foods has a higher likelihood of causing adult acne.

Ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome: A  fertility treatment side effect you need to know about before you sign up
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Ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome: A fertility treatment side effect you need to know about before you sign up

One in 100 women who take hormone-based fertility treatments gets moderate to severe symptoms, but 33% get mild symptoms like bloating.

September is PCOS awareness month: Here’s what you need to know about the underdiagnosed condition
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September is PCOS awareness month: Here’s what you need to know about the underdiagnosed condition

September is being observed as an awareness month for Polycystic Ovary Syndrome to initiate a conversation about this underdiagnosed medical condition.

International Women's Day: In a wonderland adventure, Alice deals with PCOS
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International Women's Day: In a wonderland adventure, Alice deals with PCOS

PCOS patients are at an increased risk for diabetes, heart disease, obesity, depression, infertility and various cancers. Read about it Alice in Wonderland style.