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Five Health Issues That All Women Must Know

Beauty is not all about appearance. It is not defined merely by your clothing and makeup. Your personality affects it, and more importantly, so does your health. Yet many women seem to pursue only the superficial concept of beauty. But here, you’ll learn things differently. 

We’ve picked the three most neglected and undermined health issues that can potentially harm a woman’s life. The sooner you know and deal with them, the better. 

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a common health problem caused by an imbalance of reproductive hormones. The hormonal imbalance creates problems in the ovaries. The ovaries make the egg that is released each month as part of a healthy menstrual cycle. With PCOS, the egg may not develop as it should, or it may not be released during ovulation as it should be.

PCOS can cause missed or irregular menstrual periods. Irregular periods can lead to:

  • Infertility (inability to get pregnant). In fact, PCOS is one of the most common causes of infertility in women.
  • Development of cysts (small fluid-filled sacs) in the ovaries

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