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Description - Polycystic Ovary Syndrome by John Eden

This is a much needed account of the polycystic ovary, written by an international expert. Women and their partners will find the information on this common disorder fascinating and very readable.John Studd, DSc, MD, FRCOG, Professor of Gynaecology, Imperial College, UKWomen with PCOS are often initially fearful when given the diagnosis - this book will help reassure them and it will also provide them with evidence-based guidance for making decisions about which treatment to use and when to use it.Professor Cindy Farquhar, University of AucklandUp to one in every four women has polycystic ovaries. Of these women, seven out of 100 suffer the effects of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS). Symptoms include acne, excess hair, weight problems, irregular menstruation, infertility and even diabetes. Yet this common hormonal condition often goes undiagnosed.At last, there is a book that dispels the myths and answers all your questions about how to identify and treat the symptoms of PCOS.* What causes PCOS?* How do hormones work?* How is PCOS different from simply having polycystic ovaries?* If I have PCOS, am I infertile?* How can I clear up my acne, lose weight or reduce unwanted hair? * What is the connection between PCOS and diabetes?In this easy to understand, comprehensive guide, Dr John Eden offers the latest advice about managing PCOS. His expertise in this area will give you the confidence and knowledge to ask your doctor the right questions and make informed choices.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781741145274
ISBN-10: 1741145279
Format: Paperback
(208mm x 140mm x 18mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: Allen & Unwin
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
Publish Date: 1-Apr-2005
Country of Publication: Australia

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Author Biography - John Eden

Dr John Eden (MB BS MD FRANZCOG FRCOG CREI) is Associate Professor in Reproductive Endocrinology at the University of NSW and Director of the Sydney Menopause Centre, the Natural Therapy Unit and the Barbara Gross Research Unit, all at the Royal Hospital for Women, Sydney.