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    Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) - Cause

    The cause of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is not fully understood, but genetics may be a factor.

    PCOS problems are caused by hormone changes. One hormone change triggers another, which changes another.

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    Are You Your Own Worst Enemy?

    By Hallie Levine Sklar Maybe The Reason You’re Not Reaching Your Goals Is…You. How To Know, And Simple Ways To Stop Sabotaging Yourself Last week, I hit the supermarket and loaded up on all my favorite junk foods: Krispy Kreme donuts, frozen pizza, and Ben & Jerry's Chunky Monkey ice cream. It's not for me—it's for my husband, I rationalized, as I pushed the cart up and down the aisles. Never mind that my husband was going on a business trip the next day, or that I work from...

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    Last Updated: March 26, 2014
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