What Causes PCOS | Health to Empower
The troublesome thing about PCOS is that it can be caused by many different things, and usually by more than one at a time. Fortunately I have researched
Environmental toxicants causing ovarian disease across generations
Researchers have found that ovarian disease can result from exposures to a wide range of environmental chemicals and be inherited by future generations. Reproductive biologists looked at how a fungicide, pesticide, plastic, dioxin and hydrocarbon mixtures affected a gestating rat's progeny for multiple generations. They saw subsequent generations inherit ovarian disease by "epigenetic transgenerational inheritance."
Women's Risk of Reproductive Disease Linked to Environmental Estrogens
Chemicals that mimic the human hormone may increase the risk of uterine and ovarian diseases
Context:Bisphenol A (BPA) is a widespread industrial compound used in the synthesis of polycarbonate plastics. In experimental animals, neonatal exposure to BPA results in a polycystic ovary-like syndrome (PCOS) in adulthood. A bidirectional interaction between androgens and BPA levels has been disclosed.Objective:To determine BPA levels in PCOS women as well as the association between BPA and hormonal/metabolic parameters compared to a control group.Design, Setting, and…
Could You Blame Your Ancestors For Your Fertility Problems?
The environment in which your great-great-grandmother lived, breathed, ate and drank might be responsible for health problems endured by you, your childr...