A quick review of polycystic ovary syndrome, a heterogeneous androgen excess syndrome that can cause hirsutism, secondary amenorrhea, obesity, hyperinsulinemia and infertility, providing the latest global evidence for diagnosis and treatment.
Using a thiazolidinedione drug in combination with a statin may decrease systemic inflammation and reduce the incidence of new-onset diabetes among patients with metabolic syndrome.
Clinicians should be on the lookout for metabolic risk factors in patients with psoriasis and be prepared to treat both.
A 41-year-old man uses zolmitriptan (Zomig Nasal Spray) every other day, sometimes daily, for severe migraine headache. He has hyperlipidemia and metabolic syndrome, and he is under stress. Is there any danger to his using zolmitriptan so frequently? Should he reduce his usage? Or stop it entirely? It’s the only medication that seems to help.—S.…