• PCOS Cause Found

    Exposure to excessive amounts of hormones in the womb found to be the cause of PCOS

    The root cause of PCOS has always eluded scientists, some putting it down to poor lifestyle choices and diet others believing it to be a problem with the thyroid. There has not been one accepted theory until now. An article recently published in the NEW SCIENTIST journal states that scientists now believe they have found the root cause of PCOS. How Does PCOS Affect Women? Polycystic ovarian syndrome affects up to 1 in 5 women globally. That is a staggering 10% of the world’s population. Symptoms of PCOS appear at the onset of puberty and include excessive levels of testosterone in the blood, cysts on the ovaries, excessive levels of…