Black History Month: The PCOS issue

There seems to be conflicting opinions on whether or not Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is actually more common in Black women or not. I have seen some reference that it may be 8% in African-American women vs 4.8% in Caucasian women, but I have also read that there is no difference. Regardless of whether it is more prevalent or not, symptoms do manifest differently, so I feel it is worth mentioning.


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