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Weight Loss Lowers Androgen Levels and Improves Insulin Sensitivity in Women with PCOS

On : 09 February, 2013

In : PCOS , Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

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A Swedish study found that meaningful weight loss (average, 18 pounds) improved insulin sensitivity and was as effective as oral contraceptives in lowering androgen levels in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, 6/99). Australian investigators also found that diet and regular exercise improved insulin sensitivity and restored ovulation in affected overweight women (Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, 4/99)

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