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Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), is not really classified as a disease, because it is not a specific and constant set of symptoms and physical characteristics. Rather, it is better described as a syndrome, with a collection of symptoms, physical characteristics and laboratory findings. There are two consistent aspects of PCOS: hyper-androgenism and a lack of […]

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Thirty-two hirsute women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) were studied in an open-label clinical trial. All the women were given 100 mg of spironolactone per day while sixteen of them also received 3.5 g/day of a licorice root extract standardized to 7.6% glycyrrhetinic acid. Study duration was two months. Systolic blood pressure significantly decreasd at […]

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Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

Chances are, many of you have not ever heard of polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS). Hopefully, that will mean you have no health problems indicative of PCOS. For other women, it may mean you have this commonly under recognized, under diagnosed condition. PCOS is not really classified as a disease, because it is not a specific […]

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