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Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) (cont.)

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As with any chronic condition, maintenance of a healthy lifestyle can help maximize quality of life and minimize symptoms. Proper nutrition and regular exercise can help manage the weight gain and elevated blood pressure that may accompany PCOS. Weight loss has also been shown in many studies to reduce some of the effects of excess testosterone in women with PCOS.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 7/31/2014

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