Hospitals and health systems can license this video for content marketing or patient engagement. Learn more:

This video, created by Nucleus Medical Media, describes PCOS, polycystic ovary (ovarian) syndrome. The animation begins with the normal anatomy and physiology of the ovaries, including the effects of certain hormones on the ovaries during the menstrual cycle. Then, what is known about the pathophysiology of PCOS is shown, including abnormal amounts of specific hormones and how they cause certain symptoms, such as infertility, acne, and abnormal hair growth. Treatments for PCOS are described, including hormonal birth control, anti-androgens, diabetes and fertility medications, and laparoscopic ovarian drilling.

ANH11045

source

Related Posts

better health

Locked Up and Forgotten: India’s Mental Health Crisis

India is currently suffering a mental health crisis. With only 43 government-run mental hospitals serving a population of 1.2 billion, resources are spread thin. What’s more, mental illness is highly stigmatized in India, especially among Read more…

better health

LT. Col. William Riney Craig ,MD; Born 8 April 1896 – Died 27 January 1945 (Buried at Sea/East China Sea)

Under Construction. Cabanatuan Prisoner of War (POW) Camp, The Philippines (1942 -1944)- This photograph was provided by Nancy Kragh, daughter of Maj. Clarence White, who was Regimental Surgeon of the 31st Infantry Regt. on Bataan. Read more…

General Article

Garlic Health Benefits and Resveratrol

Garlic health benefits are unique it has properties that can impact some of our 21st century health problems in dramatic way. It is amazing that a simple food can have such profound effects on our Read more…