Global Surge in CVD Risks for Women with PCOS Calls for Urgent Preventive Measures

21 Feb 2024 • Women with PCOS face a 51% increased risk of CVD, revealed a recent global analysis.

  • The study highlighted a global rise in PCOS-associated CVD cases, with East Asia & Pacific emerging as the most affected region.
  • South Asia showed the highest increasing trend in PCOS-associated CVD age-standardized rates (ASIRs).
  • The annual increase in CVD incidence due to PCOS was faster in women aged 10-54.

Efficient measures to enhance its prevention and treatment are important for regions with high PCOS-associated CVD burden, especially premature CVD in women under 55 years.

Source: European Journal of Preventive Cardiology | Read full story

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