By Amber Charles-Alexis, MSPH, RDN
June 7, 2021
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is the most common cause of infertility in women of childbearing age. This blog describes the impact of PCOS on women’s health and the role of nutrition in PCOS management.
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What is PCOS?
Hormones are chemical messengers that control bodily functions, including metabolism, blood sugar, blood pressure and reproduction (3).
Women with PCOS produce higher levels of the male hormone, testosterone, and have lower levels of estrogen,