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PCOD / PCOS

PCOS & PCOD Treatment

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a health problem that affects 1 in 10 women in child conceiving age.

Polycystic Ovarian Disease (PCOD), also known as Polycystic Ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a very common condition affecting 5% to 10% of women in the age group of 12 to 45 years. The problem creates imbalance in a woman's hormones, hormones are out of balance which can cause problems with menstrual periods and make it difficult for a women to conceive. PCOS, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome is a disorder of the endocrine system, while PCOD is a condition developed by the imbalance of hormones. The cause of PCOD is still unknown. However, the association of PCOD with low-grade inflammation, excess insulin, production of male hormones (Hyperandrogenism) in high quantity and genetics can be found. Also, early age of menarche, unhealthy lifestyle and pollution are some of the contributing factors of PCOD

A hormonal disorder causing enlarged ovaries with small cysts on the outer edges, the cause of PCOS Polycystic Ovary Syndrome is not well understood, but is considered to involve a combination of genetic and environmental factors. Symptoms of the same are menstrual irregularity, excess hair growth, acne and obesity. Abnormal menstruation or absence of menstruation, heavy menstruation, irregular menstruation, short and light menstruation, Weight obesity, overweight, weight gain others also include common infertility, acne, dark patches of skin in folds and creases, depression, inappropriate male features, loss of scalp hair, oily skin, or unwanted hair.

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PCOD/PCOS treatments includes birth control pills to regularise periods, medication called metformin to prevent diabetes, statins to control high cholesterol, hormones to increase fertility and procedures to remove excess hair.

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