Lifestyle changes in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (Review)

Lisa Moran, Samantha Hutchison, Robert Norman, Helena Teede

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

254 Citations (Scopus)

Abstract

Background Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) affects 4 to 18 of reproductive-aged women and is associated with reproductive, metabolic and psychological dysfunction. Obesity worsens the presentation of PCOS and weight management (weight loss, maintenance or prevention of excess weight gain) is proposed as an initial treatment strategy, best achieved through lifestyle changes incorporating diet, exercise and behavioural interventions. Objectives To assess the effectiveness of lifestyle treatment in improving reproductive, anthropometric (weight and body composition), metabolic and quality of life factors in PCOS.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1 - 58
Number of pages58
JournalCochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Volume2011
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011

Cite this

@article{845cfff2f489476fa2cb83561acb992c,
title = "Lifestyle changes in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (Review)",
abstract = "Background Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) affects 4 to 18 of reproductive-aged women and is associated with reproductive, metabolic and psychological dysfunction. Obesity worsens the presentation of PCOS and weight management (weight loss, maintenance or prevention of excess weight gain) is proposed as an initial treatment strategy, best achieved through lifestyle changes incorporating diet, exercise and behavioural interventions. Objectives To assess the effectiveness of lifestyle treatment in improving reproductive, anthropometric (weight and body composition), metabolic and quality of life factors in PCOS.",
author = "Lisa Moran and Samantha Hutchison and Robert Norman and Helena Teede",
year = "2011",
doi = "10.1002/14651858.CD007506.pub2",
language = "English",
volume = "2011",
pages = "1 -- 58",
journal = "Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews",
issn = "1469-493X",
publisher = "John Wiley & Sons",
number = "7",

}

Lifestyle changes in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (Review). / Moran, Lisa; Hutchison, Samantha; Norman, Robert; Teede, Helena.

In: Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, Vol. 2011, No. 7, 2011, p. 1 - 58.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

TY - JOUR

T1 - Lifestyle changes in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (Review)

AU - Moran, Lisa

AU - Hutchison, Samantha

AU - Norman, Robert

AU - Teede, Helena

PY - 2011

Y1 - 2011

N2 - Background Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) affects 4 to 18 of reproductive-aged women and is associated with reproductive, metabolic and psychological dysfunction. Obesity worsens the presentation of PCOS and weight management (weight loss, maintenance or prevention of excess weight gain) is proposed as an initial treatment strategy, best achieved through lifestyle changes incorporating diet, exercise and behavioural interventions. Objectives To assess the effectiveness of lifestyle treatment in improving reproductive, anthropometric (weight and body composition), metabolic and quality of life factors in PCOS.

AB - Background Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) affects 4 to 18 of reproductive-aged women and is associated with reproductive, metabolic and psychological dysfunction. Obesity worsens the presentation of PCOS and weight management (weight loss, maintenance or prevention of excess weight gain) is proposed as an initial treatment strategy, best achieved through lifestyle changes incorporating diet, exercise and behavioural interventions. Objectives To assess the effectiveness of lifestyle treatment in improving reproductive, anthropometric (weight and body composition), metabolic and quality of life factors in PCOS.

UR - http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/o/cochrane/clsysrev/articles/rel0002/CD007506/frame.html

U2 - 10.1002/14651858.CD007506.pub2

DO - 10.1002/14651858.CD007506.pub2

M3 - Article

VL - 2011

SP - 1

EP - 58

JO - Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews

JF - Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews

SN - 1469-493X

IS - 7

ER -