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

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.