Fetal Programming of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome by Androgen Excess
Chalk up another chronic disease that begins in the womb. Again, we see quite a bit of validation on the part of some researchers suggesting that maybe we shouldn’t off assisted reproductive techniques for patients who have not first tried lifestyle changes.
This may sound unfair or cruel, but look at the alternatives–an unhealthy mom can’t get pregnant because her body isn’t ready. We use the “best” of modern medicine to force reproduction, but in the process we are literally tearing apart the health of our community a generation at a time.