There might be a link between having polycystic ovary syndrome and having an eating disorder

There might be a link between having polycystic ovary syndrome and having an eating disorder
 

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) can affect women in various, debilitating ways – be it having irregular periods, excessive or thinning hair, or fertility problems.
And now it turns out women with the condition are also far more likely to develop eating disorders than those without it.
Up to one in five British women have PCOS, and it affects how our ovaries work due to hormone and insulin levels.
Many affected women are insulin-resistant and therefore produce more insulin to make up for it. And that leads to weight gain – which is another symptom of PCOS.
Researchers from the University of... read more

 
19 October 2016 in Lifestyle, Views: 38
Source: Metro
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