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PCOS & It’s Symptoms: How to Manage?

Since there is no cure for PCOS, managing it is crucial. There are various risks such as infertility and diabetes, but that is only if it is not taken care of. You have to live with this condition, so there are some lifestyle changes that one needs to adopt. These lifestyle changes are what PCOS management is all about.

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

PCOS is an endocrine system disorder which is caused due to hormonal imbalance in women and of reproductive age. This disorder is nowadays prevailing among girls of adolescent age. Cause of PCOS The actual cause of PCOS is unknown. However, it is believed that few influences of the disease might be through genetics, but the majority is due to the unhealthy lifestyle of girls which leads to generation of male hormones (androgens) in their body in a large number. Complications If not taken proper precautions after the diagnosis of PCOS, it may lead to infertility. It can also lead to stress, anxiety, obesity, gestational diabetes, higher incidence of miscarriage in future, pregnancy-induced high blood pressure, and premature delivery among women who do go on to conceive with PCOS. Stress, depression, anxiety and obesity are common complications seen in adolescent girls. Symptoms The symptoms of PCOS include weight gain, unwanted hair growth, hair fall, fatigue, infertility, acne, pelvic pain, headaches and mood changes. Young girls with PCOS may have irregular periods or Amenorrhea, and heavy or …