Is there a role for soy isoflavones in the therapeutic approach to polycystic ovary syndrome? Results from a pilot study

Antonio Lanzone, Daniela Romualdi, Barbara Costantini, Giuseppe Campagna, Maurizio Guido, 33186, DI MEDICINA E CHIRURGIA "A.GEMELLI" FACOLTA', ROMA - Dipartimento di Scienze della vita e sanità pubblica

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Abstract

To evaluate the effect of the soy isoflavone genistein on the metabolic and hormonal disturbances of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), we studied a group of obese, hyperinsulinemic, and dyslipidemic women presenting this syndrome during 6 months of phytoestrogen administration.
Lingua originaleEnglish
pagine (da-a)1826-1833
Numero di pagine8
RivistaFertility and Sterility
Volume90
DOI
Stato di pubblicazionePubblicato - 2008

Keywords

  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Blood Glucose
  • Body Mass Index
  • Cholesterol
  • Dyslipidemias
  • Female
  • Genistein
  • Hormones
  • Humans
  • Hyperinsulinism
  • Insulin
  • Lipid Metabolism
  • Obesity
  • Phytoestrogens
  • Pilot Projects
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
  • Prospective Studies
  • Time Factors
  • Treatment Outcome
  • Triglycerides
  • Waist-Hip Ratio
  • Young Adult

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