PCOS – 2

While overweight or obese people often have high insulin levels and insulin resistance or metabolic syndrome, women with PCOS who are not obese can nevertheless have insulin resistance and metabolic syndrome. So abnormalities in blood sugar metabolism may contribute to PCOS development. Diet quality and nutritional needs are no doubt involved. High insulin levels may suppress ovulation, cause drops in blood sugar, increase risk of weight gain, and affect sex-hormone ratios. There is evidence … [Read more...]