Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is the commonest cause of infertility, characterised by excessive ovarian activity, yet non-development of healthy ova. Recent studies have clearly established its association with insulin resistance and other manifestations of metabolic syndrome, such as obesity, NAFLD, impaired glucose tolerance etc. Dietary restrictions can help in reversing PCOS within a few weeks.

Possible pathophysiological mechanisms of polycystic ovary syndrome [See]

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