PCOS and Insulin Resistance: Part 8 Fertility Treatments

Medical science, particularly in the field of fertility, has advanced by leaps and bounds. Fertility stimulation therapies such as the use of clomiphene, IUI (intrauterine insemination) and IVF (in-vitro fertilization) have been a blessing for many families, including those whose women have suffered with PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome). Fertility treatments, such as IVF, in fact have been shown to be extremely successful for women with PCOS, more so even than for those who don’t suffer from PCOS, like women with tubal infertility. This advantage is in part due to the fact that women with PCOS tend to have an increased number of oocytes (immature eggs), at least up until the age of 40 or so