People often get confused about polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) and polycystic ovarian disease (PCOD). Both the diseases are associated with ovaries.
POCOS is an endocrine system disorder common among women of reproductive age. Women with PCOS may have infrequent or prolonged menstrual periods or excess male hormone level. The ovaries may develop numerous small collections of fluid and fail to regularly release eggs, helps to producing cysts in the ovaries.
WHAT CAUSES PCOS?
Currently there is no known cause of PCOS. However, there are association with excess insulin, low-grade inflammation, and genetics.
Some other risk factors also play a vital role in producing PCOS in women. People who have a mother or sister with PCOS are more likely to develop PCOS. Family link therefore is the main risk factor.
SYMPTOMS OF PCOS:
Apart from cysts on the ovaries the symptom of PCOS include: irregular menses, excess androgen level, acne , oily skin, and fatigue.
Infrequent, irregular or prolonged menstrual cycles are the most common sign of PCOS.
Elevated level of may result in physical signs, such as excess facial and body hair, and occasionally severe acne and male-pattern baldness.
In obese individual ovaries will turn into polycystic ovaries and the ovaries may fail to function normally.
WHEN TO SEE A DOCTOR?
See your doctor if you have concerns about irregular menstrual periods, and person suffering from infertility or having the signs of excess of androgen in the body which generally results in hirsutism, acne and male-pattern baldness.
HOW PCOS IS DIAGNOSED?
Doctors typically diagnose PCOS in women who have at least two of these three symptoms: high androgen level, irregular menstrual cycles, multiple cyst in the ovaries.
A pelvic exam can look for any problems with the ovaries or other parts of the reproductive tract.
An ultrasound uses sound waves to look for abnormal follicles and other problems with the ovaries and uterus.
Homoeopathic medicines are a safe method of treatment for disorders like PCOS which affect women. All the medicines used at AVI homoeopathy are prepared from natural sources, therefore more effective with no side effects.
In PCOS homoeopathic medicines correct the hormonal imbalance and neutralise its negative effects. DR. Chaudhary has cured so many cases of PCOS with proper constitutional treatment. After taking the medicines properly the cysts usually dissolve and the menstrual cycle gets regularized.