One of the most common causes of infertility, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS), affects 15% of women in North America. Yet, almost 50% of women with PCOS go undiagnosed, which can lead to severe health implications.
“As well as being a leading cause of female infertility, PCOS is associated with a number of other health problems, including diabetes, heart disease and endometrial cancer. Many people don’t know they have PCOS until they discover that they can’t conceive,” says Dr. Ginevra Mills MD, Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Specialist, Olive Fertility Victoria, and a Clinical Assistant Professor, UBC, Division of REI, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
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