• metabolic
  • While the exact underlying molecular mechanisms behind the development of PCOS remain unclear, the PCOS-related endocrine and metabolic abnormalities have been considered to contribute to endometrial dysfunction-induced infertility and endometrial disorders such as endometrial hyperplasia [ 4 ]. (jcancer.org)
  • Metabolic and endocrine abnormalities seen in PCOS include insulin resistance, androgen excess and infertility. (centerwatch.com)
  • The aim of present study is to compare the endocrine and metabolic effects of these two antidiabetic drugs (metformin vs. acarbose) in infertile overweight women with PCOS. (knowcancer.com)
  • Hyperandrogenic features are often most prominent among adolescents, 10 fertility issues most prominent among women in their 20s and 30s, and metabolic challenges most notable after this. (mja.com.au)
  • Variations across ethnic groups should also be noted, such as fewer hyperandrogenic dermatological features and more severe metabolic features in Asian women, even without weight gain. (mja.com.au)
  • cysts
  • Even though the name suggests that the ovaries are central to disease pathology, cysts are a symptom instead of the cause of the disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • Physical damage to the ovaries, or ovaries with multiple cysts, may affect their ability to function. (wikipedia.org)
  • pregnancy
  • Pregnancy rates per month are better than those with use of Clomid and for relatively young women with no other contributing causes to the infertility pregnancy rates per month of approximately 15% can be expected when this form of treatment is combined with intrauterine insemination . (advancedfertility.com)
  • In humans, infertility is the inability to become pregnant or carry a pregnancy to full term. (wikipedia.org)
  • Demographers tend to define infertility as childlessness in a population of women of reproductive age," whereas "the epidemiological definition refers to "trying for" or "time to" a pregnancy, generally in a population of women exposed to" a probability of conception. (wikipedia.org)
  • pelvic
  • The women should learn what types of pelvic postures and actions during intercourse that gives good sensations for the man and what types are not felt well or lead to unwanted orgasm. (signsoflupus.com)
  • uncertain
  • The mechanism of this anovulation is uncertain, but there is evidence of arrested antral follicle development, which, in turn, may be caused by abnormal interaction of insulin and luteinizing hormone (LH) on granulosa cells. (wikipedia.org)
  • PCOS Women
  • Li X, Guo YR, Lin JF, Feng Y, Billig H, Shao R. Combination of Diane-35 and Metformin to Treat Early Endometrial Carcinoma in PCOS Women with Insulin Resistance. (jcancer.org)
  • Young women with PCOS have a high risk of developing endometrial carcinoma [ 8 ], and it has been reported that PCOS women with endometrial hyperplasia have a four times greater risk of developing endometrial carcinoma than non-PCOS women [ 9 ]. (jcancer.org)
  • Another selective estrogen receptor modulator, Raloxifene (RAL) does not have the long half life exhibited by CC, and has recently been shown to be equivalent to CC in terms of ability to induce ovulation in PCOS women. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Our hypothesis is that the combination of letrozole and CHMG is more likely to increase the ovulation rate and decrease the miscarriage rate and result in a higher live birth rate in PCOS women than letrozole alone. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • primary
  • Gynecologists often see it as a gynecological problem, with the ovaries being the primary organ affected. (wikipedia.org)
  • Primary infertility is defined as the absence of a live birth for women who desire a child and have been in a union for at least 12 months, during which they have not used any contraceptives. (wikipedia.org)
  • couples
  • Estimates from 1997 suggest that worldwide about five percent of all heterosexual couples have an unresolved problem with infertility. (wikipedia.org)
  • medications
  • http://www.webmd.com/diabetes/news/20140922/diabete s-drug-metformin-may-affect-thyroid-in-some-patient s) Metformin is used alone or with other medications, including insulin, to treat type 2 diabetes (condition in which the body does not use insulin normally. (herbalyzer.com)
  • sparse
  • kat note: I couldn't locate the DATE of this article} Safety and Efficacy of Metformin for PCOS is Still in Question A leading British expert says caution is still needed as solid evidence about its efficacy is sparse. (soulcysters.com)
  • intercourse
  • Women with PCOS often ovulate at any time during their cycle, to best increase chances of conceiving it is best to have intercourse at least every other day during the 2nd and 3rd week after their period ends. (wikipedia.org)