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PCOD/PCOS Treatment - What you need to knows

Polycystic ovary syndrome is a disorder involving infrequent, irregular or prolonged menstrual periods, and often excess male hormone (androgen) levels. The ovaries develop numerous small collections of fluid — called follicles — and may fail to regularly release eggs.

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PCOD/PCOS Treatment - What you need to knows

Polycystic ovary syndrome is a disorder involving infrequent, irregular or prolonged menstrual periods, and often excess male hormone (androgen) levels. The ovaries develop numerous small collections of fluid — called follicles — and may fail to regularly release eggs.

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Condition

first condition

What is PCOD

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a hormonal disorder common among women of reproductive age. Women with PCOS may have infrequent or prolonged menstrual periods or excess male hormone (androgen) levels.view more

How is it Diagnosed ?When to consult a Doctor?

There is no test to definitively diagnose PCOS . Your doctor is likely to start with a discussion of your medical history, including your menstrual periods and weight changes.

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second condition

Condition

Condition one

What is PCOD

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a hormonal disorder common among women of reproductive age. Women with PCOS may have infrequent or prolonged menstrual periods or excess male hormone (androgen) levels.

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Condition two

How is it Diagnosed ?When to consult a Doctor?

There is no test to definitively diagnose PCOS . Your doctor is likely to start with a discussion of your medical history, including your menstrual periods and weight changes.

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Causes

  • The exact cause of PCOS is unknown
  • There is evidence that genetics play a role.
  • Higher levels of male hormones called androgens

Symptoms

  • Irregular menstruation (Oligomenorrhea)
  • Skipped or absence of menstruation (Amenorrhea)
  • Heavy menstrual bleeding (Menorrhagia)
  • Excessive Hair growth (face, body - including on back, belly, and chest)
  • Acne (face, chest, and upper back)
  • Weight gain.

Causes

  • The exact cause of PCOS is unknown
  • There is evidence that genetics play a role.
  • Higher levels of male hormones called androgens

Symptoms

  • Irregular menstruation (Oligomenorrhea)
  • Skipped or absence of menstruation (Amenorrhea)
  • Heavy menstrual bleeding (Menorrhagia)
  • Excessive Hair growth (face, body - including on back, belly, and chest)
  • Acne (face, chest, and upper back)
  • Weight gain.

When to go for surgery?

Besides affecting your menstrual cycle and fertility, if you have PCOS, your risk for heart disease and diabetes are increased as well.

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Frequently Asked Questions

There is no proven way to prevent PCOS, but you can take small steps to reduce your symptoms. For example, eating nutritious foods, exercising regularly and managing your weight can help you avoid the effects of PCOS.

1 ) Sugary drinks. 2 ) Fried foods. 3 ) Processed meats (ex. sausages, hamburgers, and hot dogs) 4 ) Refined Carbohydrates (ex. white bread, pasta, and pastries) 5 ) Processed food (ex. cakes, candy, sweetened yogurt, ice creams with excess sugar)

Many women with PCOS are struggling to conceive. The biggest issue with PCOS and sub-fertility is experiencing irregular ovulation or it being totally absent. There’s often a lot of confusion, as urinary ovulation sticks can how a false positive. The good news is that with treatment, most women with PCOS will go on to have healthy pregnancies and there are many treatment options depending on your specific requirements.

Diet, exercise and lifestyle modification can make a huge impact on decreasing symptoms, losing weight and restoring ovulation. Goal BMI is less than 30

No, usually as there is no ovulation there is seldom pain. The pain if it occurs is usually due to any other associated problem