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Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) Complications

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Complications

• Type 2 diabetes mellitus

• Obesity

• High blood pressure

• Cholesterol and lipid abnormalities, such as elevated triglycerides or low high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol “good cholesterol”

• Metabolic syndrome (a cluster of signs and symptoms that indicate a significantly increased risk of cardiovascular disease)

• Non alcoholic steatohepatitis (a severe liver inflammation caused by fat accumulation in the liver)

• Sleep apnea

• Abnormal uterine bleeding

• Cancer of the uterine lining (endometrial cancer), caused by exposure to continuous high levels of estrogen

• If a women suffering from PCOS becomes pregnant, then gestational diabetes or pregnancy-induced high blood pressure may occur.

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