The problem is unless there are unmistakable cysts on the ovaries it often goes unrecognized and un-diagnosed by medical doctors. Its elusiveness is compounded by the fact that “traditional” symptoms and lab test abnormalities are often absent preventing a concrete diagnosis by the doctor.
Sadly, many middle-aged women come into our office who have struggled for years with PCOS they never knew they had.
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