What is Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)?

PCOS is a complex metabolic syndrome that involves one or more of the following organ systems: pancreas, hypothalamic-pituitary-ovarian axis, adrenals, and thyroid.  PCOS is the most common endocrine disorder in pre-menopausal women today.  PCOS puts women at a greater risk of developing cardiovascular disease, hypertension, altered lipoprotein profiles, type 2 diabetes, endometrial hyperplasia, endometrial cancer,…