Low Leptin Receptors and PCOS: What’s the Link?

October 22, 2018
Gregory M. Weiss, MD

Leptin resistance may be responsible for elevated leptin levels in obese women with polycystic ovary syndrome, according to authors of this study. 

Reference: Hahn S, Haselhorst U, Quadbeck B, et al. Decreased soluble leptin receptor levels in women with polycystic ovary syndrome. Eur J Endocrinol. 2006;154:287-294.