7 Tips for Getting Pregnant when You Have PCOS
It's estimated that more than 5 million women of childbearing age in the US are affected by polycystic ovary syndrome, or PCOS. PCOS is a hormonal disorder linked to excess testosterone production, insulin resistance, irregular ovulation, and cysts (fluid-filled sacs) within the ovaries, and fertility problems--mainly because it's difficult to predict ovulation. Approximately half of all women with PCOS are obese or overweight.
Is PCOS getting in the way of you getting pregnant? Here are seven tips to help your efforts.
-By Jacqueline Tourville