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Pcos - Symptom, Treatment And Causes

Infertility in women is caused due to PCOS. Many a time PCOS are genetically inherited from either the mother or father side. PCOS also causes insulin resistance, women with PCOS have a high chance of developing diabetes due to the insulin resistance. Other complications that women develop due to PCOS include sleep apnea, problems with the heart and blood vessels, and uterine cancer. Once a woman goes to a gynaecologist for the treatment of PCOS, she is thoroughly examined and checked for medical history. The gynaecologist will check for details of menstrual cycles and symptoms of excess hair growth, insulin resistance, hormone levels and examination of the pelvis to check for cysts in the ovaries with the help of an ultrasound. After a thorough diagnosis of the condition, treatment begins. Treatment includes checking the age, symptoms and pregnancy plans of the patient. Treatment for PCOS includes birth control pills that will regulate the periods, ovulation induction, androgen blocking medications, topical anti-hair growth and excess hair growth treatments, treatment for skin problems. Ovulation induction is done to treat infertility and enable the patient to conceive.
Pcos - Symptom, Treatment And Causes

Infertility in women is caused due to PCOS. Many a time PCOS are genetically inherited from either the mother or father side. PCOS also causes insulin resistance, women with PCOS have a high chance of developing diabetes due to the insulin resistance. Other complications that women develop due to PCOS include sleep apnea, problems with the heart and blood vessels, and uterine cancer. Once a woman goes to a gynaecologist for the treatment of PCOS, she is thoroughly examined and checked for medical history. The gynaecologist will check for details of menstrual cycles and symptoms of excess hair growth, insulin resistance, hormone levels and examination of the pelvis to check for cysts in the ovaries with the help of an ultrasound. After a thorough diagnosis of the condition, treatment begins. Treatment includes checking the age, symptoms and pregnancy plans of the patient. Treatment for PCOS includes birth control pills that will regulate the periods, ovulation induction, androgen blocking medications, topical anti-hair growth and excess hair growth treatments, treatment for skin problems. Ovulation induction is done to treat infertility and enable the patient to conceive.

The first and main step towards the treatment of PCOS is in reducing weight. A healthy weight is required to bring the hormones into the body to control. Eating a proper nutritious diet will enable one to bring weight in control. Besides a healthy diet, a person should focus on moderate exercise that will enable one to maintain the healthy weight.

Dealing with PCOS is stressful and time-consuming. Many women may need to visit a counsellor to keep depression away.

Popular Questions & Answers

My wife and I have been married for 5 years now and recently it was discovered that she has pcos. Meth and hyponidd was prescribed. She used it for 2 months and no changes yet. What can we do?

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Hello. Pcos is a most common endocrinal disorder affecting 1 in 10 women. The cause is multifactorial and it's difficult to treat. In pcos, the release of eggs from ovary is affected and menstrual cycle is irregular. Drug treatment we give in pcos...
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I have been taking normoz tablet for my pcos for almost 2 months and 1 week now but I did not have my period till now. What should I do?

MBBS, MS - Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Fellowship in Day care Gynaecological Endoscopy
Gynaecologist, Kolkata
Normoz mainly acts as a insulin sensitiser and helps to decrease the insulin resistance in pcos, but along with normoz you need to take combined oral hormonal medication for the purpose of making your cycle regular. At the same time for long term ...
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I have pcos for the last 10 years now, i'm 24. I took deviry to induce periods but it's been almost 10 days since the medicine stopped but there's no sign of anything. I don't even feel like i'm going to get periods. Please help!

M.B.B.S, Post Graduate Diploma In Maternal & Child Health
Gynaecologist, Bokaro
You should wait and watch but i hope you are also taking the right medicines for pcos. Currently many non hormonal medications are available which help this condition.
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