It happens to be the most common hormonal disorder in women of early reproductive age group.So PCOS presents with
⏺Abnormal body and facial hair growth
⏺Infertility and miscarriage
It is commonly associated with Insulin resistance, which means your body needs more Insulin than normal to maintain the sugar levels.
Long term squealed include
⏺Elevated Cholesterol levels
Imaging reveals enlarged ovaries with increased number of follicular cysts.
Basically there’s a misbalance and excess androgen production in the body (hormones promoting masculinity)
So treatment is aimed at correcting the levels of the hormones.
Metformin corrects Insulin Resistance
Oral contraceptive pills correct acne, irregular periods.
these are ONLY successful when accompanied with
⏺Weight reduction ⬇ to a BMI less than 25
⏺Diet with low sugar, carbs a nd fat
If pregnancy is desired,
Once well controlled, one can conceive easily but it is recommended to consider an early pregnancy.
🤗 Happy ovaries, happy you!