A Guide to the Polycystic Ovary: Its Effects on Health and Fertility

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TFM Publishing Limited, 2002 - Health & Fitness - 120 pages
Polycystic ovaries are common and a proportion of affected women develop polycystic ovary syndrome, which can have wide ranging effects on the body's metabolism. This book gives advice on aspects such as weight control, skin problems, contraception and ovulation induction, as well as on lifestyle changes to help avoid the associated increased risk of developing diabetes and atherosclerosis. This is a book for women with the condition, and for their primary care or family physicians. Professor Gabor Kovacs is Professor and Chair, Division of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Monash University at Box Hill Hospital, Australia.

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Gab Kovacs is Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Monash University in Melbourne. He is a reproductive gynaecologist, the Medical Director of Monash IVF and one of the world's leading IVF researchers. He has written five books on reproductive health topics.

Jane Smith is an artist and illustrator who has been traveling the globe for twenty years. Her work appears in "The Guardian and the "Daily Telegraph.

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