Posted by Chantel M. Research contributed by the US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health
The prevalence of childbearing age obesity is wide spreading in US,
approximately, 50% of them are either overweight [body mass index (BMI)
25-29.9 kg/m(2)] or obese (BMI ≥ 30 kg/m(2)).
Hyperandrogenism in obese women with polycystic ovary syndrome
the stduy using samples from previous prospective, controlled studies.
Nine women with PCOS (5 obese, 4 lean) and 9 ovulatory controls (5
obese, 4 lean)to determined the effect of chronic androgen suppression
on inflammation in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) compared to weight-matched controls, posted in PubMed, suggested that hyperandrogenism in PCOS may exert an anti-inflammatory effect when obesity
is present, but may not promote inflammation in the disorder; and that
circulating androgens have a pleiotropic effect on inflammation
depending on the combination of PCOS and weight status in a given
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