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25 Surprising Facts About Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

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PCOS can lead to other health problems, including diabetes, high blood pressure, and high cholesterol.

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PCOS can cause major health issues in women between the age of 15 and 44. It can cause metabolic disorder, which includes high blood sugar, high blood pressure, and abnormal cholesterol, according to Mayo Clinic. This increases your likelihood of developing cardiovascular disease. You can also develop nonalcoholic steatohepatitis, which is severe liver inflammation caused by fat acquisition in the liver. You can also develop abnormal uterine bleeding and cancer of the uterine lining from irregular periods. Pregnancy-related symptoms include gestational diabetes, infertility, high blood pressure, miscarriage, and premature birth. Other symptoms include sleep apnea, depression, anxiety, and eating disorders.

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