Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

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Polycystic ovary syndrome (say "pah-lee-SIS-tik OH-vuh-ree SIN-drohm") is a hormone imbalance in women that can affect ovulation. It can cause problems with a woman's periods and make it harder to get pregnant.

Current as of: February 20, 2015

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: Patrice Burgess, MD - Family Medicine & Kirtly Jones, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology