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Acupuncture, Exercise Shown to be Helpful Against PCOS

Posted: July 24, 2009

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"The findings that low-frequency electro-acupuncture and exercise decrease sympathetic nerve activity in women with PCOS indicates a possible alternative non-pharmacologic approach to reduce cardiovascular risk in these patients," researcher Elisabet Stener-Victorin of the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, said in a news release. The authors noted that the study's small sample size was one of several limitations, and it may require more research into the issue before a definite conclusion could be drawn.

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The Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Association has more about PCOS.

HealthDay News, July 9, 2009