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Do you get depression from Poly Cystic Ovarian Syndrome?


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Answered 2008-06-14 19:30:21

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) can cause depression, but it is not a symptom of the condition. PCOS causes male pattern balding, excessive hair growth, acne, weight gain, and an irregular period. All of which would cause any woman to become depressed.

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