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Women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) May be More Vulnerable to BPA

AMY GARDNER / February 1, 2011

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.