Women Home > What Is Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)?
If you are having trouble getting pregnant, your doctor will want to rule out polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS). This endocrine disorder can affect many systems in a woman's body -- it also happens to be one of the leading causes of infertility. Women with this condition often have high levels of androgens (male hormones) and have irregular or missed periods.
- Menstrual cycle
- Ability to have children
- Blood vessels