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Women's Health: How to Tackle PCOS

  By posted May 30th 2012
Diet & Fitness

PCOS or Polycystic Ovarian syndrome is a heterogeneous complex metabolic, endocrine, reproductive disorder affecting 9.13% Indian adolescents, about 2.2% to 26% women in the age range of 18 to 45 years in India. It is characterized by irregularity in menses, hirstuism, ovarian cysts, hormonal imbalance, acne, weight gain, obesity mood swings, food craving, insulin resistance, dyslipidemia, and hypertension. Today Dr Kalyani Singh Associate professor in Lady Irwin College (Department of food and nutrition) and Neha Agarwal Research Trainee under Dr Singh will help us understand this disorder in detail. *Images courtesy: © Thinkstock photos/ Getty Images

 

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