PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome)
It is most common issue in women now a days PCOS is a hormonal disorder common among women of reproductive age. PCOS treatment is very common now. The women who have PCOS may have infrequent or prolonged menstrual periods or excess male hormone (androgen) levels. The ovaries may develop a large amount of small collections of fluid (follicles) and fail to regularly release eggs.
What is Polycystic Ovary Syndrome?
The common cause cause of PCOS is unknown. Early diagnosis, symptoms and PCOS treatment along with weight loss may reduce the risk of long term complications such as type 2 diabetes and heart disease.
How PCOS Show its Symptoms?
Some of the time develops later, for example, in response to substantial weight gain.
Signs of PCOS vary. Diagnosis of PCOS may made when you experience at least two of these signs.
Irregular periods.Irregular periods are the most common sign of PCOS. It may also due to infrequent and prolonged menstrual cycle too.
Excess androgen.Some elevated levels of male hormones may result in physical signs, such as “hirsutism” excess of facial hairs and body hairs, and occasionally severe acne and male-pattern baldness.
Polycystic ovaries.Ovaries get enlarged and follicles that surround the eggs. As a result, ovaries fails to perform functions regularly.
For PCOS treatment, signs are more severe if you are obese.
Which Conditions Causes PCOS?
Main cause for which you need PCOS treatment is unknown. Factors which play a role may include:
Excess insulin:Insulin is a hormone produced in your pancreas that allows the cells to use sugar, your body’s primary energy supply. If your cells cause resistance in the action of insulin, then your blood sugar levels can rise and your body might produce more insulin. Excess level of insulin might increase androgen production, causing difficulty with ovulation.
Low-grade inflammation.Low grade inflammation is used to describe white blood cells production of substances to fight infection. Researches shows that women with PCOS have a type of low grade inflammation that stimulates polycystic ovaries to produce androgens, which can lead to heart and blood vessel problems.
Heredity.Research shows that certain genes might be linked to PCOS.
Excess androgen.The ovaries produce abnormally have high levels of androgen, resulting in hirsutism and acne.
Complications you may face due to PCOS:
Complications before PCOS treatment may include:
- Gestational diabetes or pregnancy- induced high blood pressure
- Miscarriage or premature birth
- Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis, a severe liver inflammation caused by fat accumulation in the liver.
- Metabolic syndrome, a cluster of conditions including high blood pressure , high blood sugar, and abnormal cholesterol or triglyceride levels that significantly increase your risk of cardiovascular disease.
- Type 2 diabetes or prediabetes
- Sleep apnea
- Depression, anxiety and eating disorders
- Abnormal uterine bleeding
- Cancer of the uterine lining (endometrial cancer)
Obesity is mostly associated with PCOS and can worsen complications of the disorder.
How your doctor diagnose PCOS?
PCOS shows symptoms affect as many as 5 million women. To diagnose PCOS you will have at least two of these, infrequent and irregular periods, a high level of specific hormones, and more than 12 cyst. Our doctors have specializes in PCOS treatment and diagnosis. She will as you about your family, check your body and your ovaries, and take a blood sample. They will probably rule out other issues, such as thyroid problem, first.
Effective PCOS treatment at Zaib Hospital
You can take medicine to help relieve symptoms. Our doctor may give you birth control pills to regulate your periods or another hormone occasionally to start your periods. Chinese herbal medicine, may lower your male hormone levels. So that Chinese herbal medicine provide you better PCOS treatment to get rid.
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