Medical Risks associated with PCOS

Although related conditions, or side effects, of PCOS vary from women to women, many of them are life-threatening and need to be addressed and controlled. The hormone imbalances caused by Insulin Resistance and PCOS predisposes women to many health risks including, but not limited to:

  • 70% higher chance of developing high cholesterol and high triglycerides
  • Ten times greater chance of heart attack and stroke
  • Three times higher rates of endometrial cancer
  • Higher risk of diabetes mellitus
  • Increased risk of miscarriage
  • Seven times higher chance of gestational diabetes

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