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What can help your chances of getting pregnant if you have polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)?

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If you have PCOS and you're overweight, losing weight is one way to improve your chances of pregnancy. Your doctor also might prescribe medication to lower your insulin levels, since elevated insulin levels -- caused by your body's inability to recognize insulin -- has been found to be a common problem among many women with PCOS. Chronically elevated insulin levels can also lead to diabetes. Women with PCOS may be at higher risk for developing heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and endometrial cancer, especially if PCOS is untreated.

From: Irregular Periods and Getting Pregnant WebMD Medical Reference

Reviewed by Nivin Todd on August 19, 2016
Reviewed by Nivin Todd on August 19, 2016

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