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Old Mon, Oct-21-02, 14:38
Anastacia Anastacia is offline
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Question pcos


What is PCOS?

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Old Mon, Oct-21-02, 14:43
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This link will take you to a "What is PCOS" page, but the letters stand for:

PolyCystic Ovarian Syndrome
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Old Mon, Oct-21-02, 14:50
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Hi Talon,

Thanks, so no ovaries no problem right?

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Old Mon, Oct-21-02, 18:23
Autumn30 Autumn30 is offline
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Unfortunately not that simple. Its an endocrine problem, not a reproductive organ problem only. It affects insulin levels (which can lead to obesity and a heart attack by hardening arteries), hypothyroidism, depression, diabetes, hypertension, acanthosis nigricans, hirutism and many other fun things.

Hormones have to be treated throughout the body regardless if you have your female organs or not.

It sucks!
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