Polycystic ovarian syndrome is also known as PCOS , It is an endocrine disorder of women reproductive age. Women with PCOS have excess amount of male hormone that causes ovarian cyst. Women with PCOS have enlarged ovaries with some fluids or follicles, we can see it in each ovaries during ultrasound exam. Early diagnosis and treatments will reduce the complications of PCOS.
The main symptoms of PCOS are :
- Irregular Periods : It is the most common symptom of PCOS for example your menstrual cycle may longer than 35 days and you may lose more blood than normal periods.
- Infertility : Women with PCOS is unable to getting pregnant because of irregular ovulation.
- Excess Androgen : Excess amount of male hormone like androgen may cause some physical signs such as excess facial and body hair.
- Hair loss from scalp.
Acne, overweight, pelvic pain, depression are the other symptoms of PCOS.
Causes of PCOS
Excess of insulin, which is a hormone produced in the pancreas that allows cell to use sugar. excess amount of insulin will affect the ovaries. If your mother or sister have PCOS you also have more chance to get PCOS.
Healthy food, diet and exercise are the most recommended activities for all women with PCOS. Treatment for PCOS is vary from women to women. You can use Anti-androgen which is a drug used to reduce the level of male hormone that will helps you to reduce the excess growth of facial hair and acne. In some cases surgery is also recommended by your gynaecologist.
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