Jul 30, 2023

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome: How Your Ovaries Can Affect Your Heart

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As if all that isn’t enough, now doctors are saying women with PCOS need to think about their heart health as well, says Erin Michos, M.D., associate director of preventive cardiology at the Johns Hopkins Ciccarone Center for the Prevention of Heart Disease.

“Women worry about infertility, acne and weight gain but might not be thinking of high blood pressure and type 2 diabetes. It’s important to know that they’re at an increased risk and how important diet and exercise is,” says Michos.

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