Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) - The Female Metabolic Syndrome Genes And Processes In The Aetiology And Pathogenesis Of PCOS And Identification Of New Treatment Strategies
Primary outcome: Changes in androgen concentrations and menstrual pattern
Secondary outcome: changes in sympathetic nerve activity, uterus peristalsis, ovarian
morphology, adipose tissue related variables, insulin sensitivity, coagulation factors and
health related quality of life and symptoms of anxiety and depression.
Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Factorial Assignment, Masking: Single Blind, Primary Purpose: Treatment
To measure if physical exercise and electro-acupuncture restores endocrine, neuroendocrine, metabolic and immunological disturbances related to sympathetic nerve activity as well as psychological distress and improve quality of life in women with PCOS.
Elisabet Stener-Victorin, Prof, PhD
Sahlgrenska Academy, Göteborg University
Sweden: The National Board of Health and Welfare