Disease polycystic ovarian

Disease, polycystic ovarian

An hormonal problem that causes women to have a variety of symptoms including irregular or no periods, acne, obesity and excessive hair growth. Women with PCO are at a higher risk for uterine cancer (endometrial cancer), diabetes, high blood pressure, and heart disease. With proper treatment, risks can be minimised. PCO is also known as Stein-Leventhal syndrome.

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