Policystic Ovary Syndrome: Risk of Infertility that Can be Prevented Through Weight Loss in Obese Women


  • Veny Anisya
  • Ratna Dewi PS
  • Rizki Hanriko




Infertility, obesity, policyctic ovary syndrome (PCOS)


Polycystic Ovarium Syndrome (PCOS) is a syndrome that caused by endocrin system dysfunction, usually occurs on reproductive age of a woman. This syndrome usually occurs in obesity woman that marked by menstrual cycle variation, chronic anovulation, hiperandrogenism, and also infertilization. Based on data sources mentioned that 38-88% woman with Polycystic Ovarium Syndrome (PCOS) were overweight. Obesity will increase androgen levels that worst the PCOS. This androgen secretion in woman with PCOS are higher than normal. Based on few of studies, this PCOS can be prevented by life style modification such as weightloss and fat loss by reduce calories consumption. This was proved can reduce the androgen level, reduce insulin resistantion, hopefully can returned the LH frequency and amplitudo to the normal level so the menstruation cycle will be back to normal and next this can reduce the infertilazation risk in woman with polycystic ovarium syndrome (PCOS).


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How to Cite

Veny Anisya, Ratna Dewi PS, & Rizki Hanriko. (2019). Policystic Ovary Syndrome: Risk of Infertility that Can be Prevented Through Weight Loss in Obese Women. Medical Profession Journal of Lampung, 9(2), 257-265. https://doi.org/10.53089/medula.v9i2.268




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