-- Diana Kohnle
(HealthDay News) -- Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a health
condition affecting women that's believed caused by a hormonal
imbalance. It's characterized by numerous small cysts that develop
in the ovaries, and by missed or irregular menstrual periods.
PCOS can affect a woman's ability to have children, the
womenshealth.gov Web site says. While symptoms vary from woman to
woman, here's a list of other potential problems that PCOS may
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