Serum PSA is increased in women with hyperandrogenic
It clearly separated hyperandrogenic
women from healthy ones, and hypogonadal or androgen-blocked patients from healthy men.
The CAS has asked IAAF to come up with scientific evidences within a two- year period to prove that hyperandrogenic
females are at an advantage compared to those with lower androgen levels.
anovulation (PCOS): a unique disorder of insulin action associated with an increased risk of non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus.
It is by far the most common cause of hyperandrogenic
anovulatory infertility and was described more than half a century ago.
Secondary amenorrhea in the background of hyperandrogenic
hypogonadism can be due to PCOS, nonclassical (late-onset) congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH), or Cushing syndrome.
Some authors suggest that women with hyperandrogenic
syndromes may be at an increased risk for mood disorders due to an association between elevated androgen levels and depression (21,22).
Effects of metformin on insulin resistance in obese and hyperandrogenic
anovulation IPCOS): a unique disorder of insulin action associated with an increased risk of non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus.
De Leo V, Morgante G, Piomboni R et al: Evaluation of effects of an oral contraceptive containing ethinylestradiol combined with drospirenone on adrenal steroidogenesis in hyperandrogenic
women with polycystic ovary syndrome.
Effects of traditional herbal medicines on serum testosterone levels and its induction of regular ovulation in hyperandrogenic
and oligomenorrheic women (author's transl), Nippon Sanka Fujinka Gakkai Zasshi 34:7;939-44.
Elevated serum bisphenol A levels under hyperandrogenic
conditions may be caused by decreased UDP-glucuronosyltransferase activity.