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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.

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I am 22 years old and suffer from pcos and acne I started homeopathy treatment and now it's 6 month of treatment my periods start coming in every month but acne come again and again when they also go away? How long time it take to go?

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Mam, I am on treatment with ovabless, letrozole, I have pcos, I would like to use demens ayurvedic medicine, can I take both these ayurvedic n allopathic medicine at a time, pls suggest me.

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Dear doctor, hope you are doing good in these uncertain covid19 times. I am 27 years old and I got my thyroid check done 2 months back (tsh levels are 53 and t3 and t4 are normal) post doctor consultation started using 150 mcg of thyronorm. Post 2 months of using 150 mcg of thyronorm when I got it checked only for tsh it shows 0.064. Please suggest the medication to be used.

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.i have been married for four years. I'm overweight too. I haven't had a period in seven months. I also have hair on my face. I am suffering pcos. please tell me what I do.

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Hello! first keep your weight under control. Avoid having any junk food. Do yoga and meditation. Consume more of green vegetables and fresh fruits. Avoid having any packaged juices. Take tablet normoz- once daily. If you haven’t had your periods...
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Can I take a medrol 8 mg twice a day with yasmin 21? As I am effected from covid so doctor advised me to take medrol .but I was have treatment for pcod.

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Gynaecologist, Pune
It is better to take medrol for treatment of Covid now and start treatment for PCOS later after you have recovered completely. So don't take Yasmin now
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