What Do Estrogen and Testosterone Have to Do With PCOS?

PCOS or Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome is a hormonal disorder that causes your ovaries to produce higher levels of androgens (male hormones) than normal which can interfere with egg production. Eggs which are normally developed and released during the cycle get turned into fluid-filled cysts which can be very painful and may cause larger health problems. Up to 1 in 10 women has PCOS, although I suspect this is under-reported and under-diagnosed.

 

Read the rest of my guest post on Sonia Turingia’s Kick-Ass blog here.

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