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Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

It is the common disorder in the women of reproductive age. It is defined as the hormonal disorder which affect the young women. In this syndrome ovaries developed many fluids filled cyst and unable to release egg regularly.

Symptoms

Signs and symptoms of PCOS include:Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Symptoms Treatment

Causes

The specific cause of PCOS is not known yet but following factors may involve:

  • Heredity
  • Excess of androgen
  • Low grade inflammation
  • Excess insulin
Complications

If left untreated it may cause the following complications:

Diagnosis

After taking medical history and performing a physical examination your doctor might recommend a following tests:

  • Blood test to measure the certain hormones level
  • Pelvic examination to check any abnormality
  • Ultrasound to check the images of ovaries
Treatment

Treatment focus on the signs and symptom and aim to reduce them like infertility, hirsutism or obesity treatment include both lifestyles changing or medicines

Lifestyle changes
  • Reduce weight
  • Exercise daily
  • Eat healthy food
  • Avoid junk food
Medications
  • Progestin therapy
  • Combination of birth control pills
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