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What to Expect when you have PCOS by Dr Duru Shah


This book, written by well-known gynecologist and obstetrician Dr. Duru Shah, will look at all aspects of PCOS, a condition that is increasingly common among women of all ages across the globe. Dividing the book into sections according to age-menarche or the onset of periods and young teenage girls, women of a reproductive age, women who have attained menopause, post-menopausal women. Dr. Shah hopes to address the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of PCOS in each instance. Working as a ready handbook or guide for women suffering with PCOS, it will not only provide hope and support, but also guidance to millions of young girls and women to ride through the hormonal upheavals that the condition wreaks on the body. It will also provide guidelines that will help them understand that while there is currently no cure for this syndrome, it is easy to keep it under control by visiting a gynecologist and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. 


Dr. Duru Shah has been a gynecologist and obstetrician for almost 4 decades now.  She has held several important positions through the years, including that of President of FOGSI, (National Association of gynecologists), the President of the Indian Society of Assisted Reproduction and the Indian Menopause Society.  Dr. Shah has been recognized as one of the 25 power women who have inspired change and are advocates of change in India by Marie Claire for their Influencers List 2013. She has held numerous other positions of responsibility and been awarded several other prestigious awards for her work in the field of women’s reproductive health.

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