Published in Women's Health Weekly, June 26th, 2003
Coronary heart disease is the largest killer of men and women in the United States, according to the American Heart Association. Previous research has linked PCOS, which is one of the most common causes of infertility in reproductive aged women, with multiple risk factors for coronary heart disease, including diabetes, obesity and hypertension. However, until now, neither premature coronary atherosclerosis (plaque) nor increased cardiovascular mortality have been conclusively linked to PCOS in a clinical...
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