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Female Health

Informational literature on topics dealing with female health.

 

female health

Informational literature on topics dealing with female health.

 
 
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Less Diverse Gut Microbiota in PCOS Linked to Hyperandrogenism

The majority of women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) have metabolic abnormalities. Because reduced diversity in the gut microbiome has been associated with metabolic disorders, researchers have hypothesized that women with PCOS may also exhibit reduced diversity in their gut microbiota, which may be linked to other hormonal imbalances including increased levels of testosterone.