What additional metabolic disorders are associated with PCOS?

By Zaira Salvador.
Last Update: 12/19/2018

Aside from the ones already listed, hyperinsulinemia associated with PCOS leads to the development of other long-term metabolic disorders, such as:

  • Diabetes type II
  • Cardiovascular risks
  • Obesity, increased triglyceride, total cholesterol and LDL levels
  • Endometrial hyperplasia and gynecological cancer

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 Zaira Salvador
Zaira Salvador
BSc, MSc
Embryologist
Bachelor's Degree in Biotechnology from the Polytechnic University of Valencia (UPV). Embryologist specializing in Assisted Procreation, with a Master's Degree in Biotechnology of Human Assisted Reproduction from the University of Valencia (UV) and the Valencian Infertility Institute (IVI).
License: 3185-CV
Embryologist. Bachelor's Degree in Biotechnology from the Polytechnic University of Valencia (UPV). Embryologist specializing in Assisted Procreation, with a Master's Degree in Biotechnology of Human Assisted Reproduction from the University of Valencia (UV) and the Valencian Infertility Institute (IVI). License: 3185-CV.
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