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Medical experts are not sure what causes polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). Most agree that hormone levels play a key role in the disease which affects as many as 10% of all women and is one of the primary causes of infertility. It is characterized by ovarian cysts, irregular or no menstrual periods, irregular ovulation and high levels of androgens in the body.

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