Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)
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Vitamin D: A PCOS Deficiency? - PCOS Diva
A study done at the Medical University of Graz in Austria found that almost three of every four women with PCOS may have vitamin D deficiencies. Another study from the Royan Institute in Iran theorized that women with PCOS may have a genetic variation that affects how effectively vitamin D functions in the body. Other studies have shown that women with PCOS have insufficient vitamin D levels, and vitamin D replacement therapy may have a beneficial effect on IR in obese women with PCOS.
Depression and Anxiety in Women with PCOS - PCOS Diva
It is important to seek help if you experience dark thoughts or other serious symptoms of depression. Because of studies like the one discussed in Dr. Felice Gersh’s article, “Depression and Anxiety in Women with PCOS,” more doctors are screening their PCOS patients for mood disorders.
#PCOSAwarenessmonth Day #25 Women with PCOS have higher depression scores and a higher risk of depression. With any form of depression it is important to seek help if you experience dark thoughts or other serious symptoms. Because of studies like I mentioned in the article below, more doctors are screening their PCOS patients for mood disorders.