PCOS/PCOD Symptoms and Treatment

PCOS

What is PCOS?

A hormonal disorder causing enlarged ovaries with small swellings on the outer edges. It affects the woman hormone levels because women with PCOS produce higher amount of male hormones which subsequently causes imbalance

Symptoms

PCOS symptoms may vary from case to case. Some woman can have mild while in others it could be severe. In fact, in some cases symptoms can change at different stages of life.

  • Weight gain
  • Genetical
  • Heavy bleeding
  • Headaches
  • Insulin resistance
  • Excess facial or body hair
  • Alopecia
  • Severe acne on body or face
  • Darkened skin patches
  • Depression
  • Irregular, less frequent or heavy periods
  • Multiple cysts on the ovaries
  • Immature ovarian eggs that do not ovulate
  • Difficulty getting pregnancy
  • Anxiety
  • Low esteem
  • Sleep apnea
  • Sexual health problems
  • Increased risk of diabetes and heart disease

Treatment

Weight reduction

Healthy diet

Birth Control

Treating hair growth through electrolysis or depilatories

Fertility treatment

 

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