Women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) May be More Vulnerable to BPA
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a condition that involves the disruption of hormones in a woman’s body leading to an abundance of androgens, male hormones and insulin resistance. Find out more about PCOS here.
Bisphenol A, a component of a lot of food packaging, is known to be a hormone-disrupter. Learn more about Bisphenol A.
A recent study accepted for publication in The Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM), found higher Bisphenol A (BPA) levels in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) compared to controls. View a summary of the results here: Study Suggests Women with PCOS may be more vulnerable to BPA exposure.