exact cause of pcos is unknown; however, researchers are seeking the reasons it develops. At the age of 16, Jenny had had difficulty managing her weight since entering puberty at an early age. Complications can occur as a result of gallstones.
"Mutations in the genes encoding 11-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase type 1 and hexose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase interact to cause cortisone reductase deficiency". The disorder, known as pcos, causes them to have lower levels of female sex hormones and higher levels of the male sex hormones, called androgens. Dunaif A, Fauser BC (2013). 87 Infertility edit Main article: Infertility in polycystic ovary syndrome Not all women with pcos have difficulty becoming pregnant. Although these agents have shown significant efficacy in clinical trials (for oral contraceptives, in 60100 of individuals 74 the reduction in hair growth may not be enough to eliminate the social embarrassment of hirsutism, or the inconvenience of plucking or shaving. Archived from the original on Retrieved b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p Teede H, Deeks A, Moran L (2010).