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How do I care for someone with polycystic ovary syndrome?

You can care for someone with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) by giving them the care and support they need to manage their condition. Make sure that they are seeing their doctor on a regular basis to check for complications associated with PCOS. Encourage them in their diet and exercise goals, always fostering a healthy atmosphere in which they can succeed. Ensure that they are taking their medication as indicated and help them to deal with embarrassing symptoms like abnormal hair growth and acne. It may help your loved one to join a support group where she can share her experiences and find support.

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