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Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
by Staff
Post menopause is the last stage of the menopause transition and you should know what to expect. Learn more about this the stages of menopause in this article.

A woman with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) may have these symptoms:

  • hirsutism (excessive body and facial hair)
  • ovarian cysts
  • obesity
  • all of the above

Which of the following is not linked to polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS):

  • high blood levels of androgens
  • Acanthosis nigricans
  • low blood levels of thyroid hormone
  • irregular menstrual periods

Upon ultrasound evaluation, a woman with PCOS:

  • usually has ovarian cysts
  • always has ovarian cysts
  • never has ovarian cysts
  • probably has an ovarian tumor

A specialist in treating hormone-related disorders is a:

  • endocrinologist
  • herbalist
  • gynecologist
  • androgenologist

What percentage of women are affected by PCOS?

  • Less than one percent
  • five to 10 percent
  • 25 percent
  • 50 percent