Poly-cystic ovary disorder (PCOS) or poly-cystic ovary Disease (PCOD) is an issue in which a women's hormones are out of parity. It can cause issues with periods and make it hard to get pregnant. PCOS additionally may cause undesirable changes in the manner in which we look. In the event that it isn't dealt with, after some time it can prompt other medical issues, for example, diabetes and coronary disease. Most women with PCOS develop numerous little pimples on their ovaries. That is the reason it is called PCOS. The blisters are not hurtful but rather lead to hormone irregular characteristics. Early conclusion and treatment can help control the side effects and free from any further issues.

Symptom of PCOD / PCOS

  • Irregular Menstrual Cycle
  • No Periods
  • Difficulty in getting pregnant
  • Extraordinary weight gain
  • Excessive hair growth on several body parts.
  • Hair fall or Hair loss from Head
  • Oily skin
  • Depression and Anxiety
  • Infertility
  • Enlarged ovary with small painless cysts
  • Darkening or thickening of skin on several parts such as on neck, groin, underarms

After having diagnosis of PCOD, doctor recommend for some additional test to check for any other complications. These tests may include :

  • Pelvic Exam
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  • Blood tests
  • An Ultrasound
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  • Routinely check up of Blood Pressure, Sugar level, Cholesterol
  • Checking for depression and Anxiety

What is the role of PCOD / PCOS Specialists ?

Normally there is no cure for PCOD, but treatment is available for PCOD. PCOD can be treated by an Endocrinologist in best possible manner. These specialists focuses on managing body hormones and on individual concerns, like Acne, Weight Gain, Excessive Hair Growth. Some of the treatments may include lifestyle changes or medication. Specialists focuses on weight gain issue by providing a low calorie personalized diet plan along with some basic exercises. These diet plans may vary person to person according to their condition. Losing moderate weight may improve the condition.

To regulate menstrual cycle and excessive bleeding, specialists may recommend :

  • Birth Control Pills
  • Progestin Therapy

Along with these,specialist recommend several home remedies and few changes in lifestyle that can also help in decreasing the effects of PCOD. It includes :

  • Regular Exercise
  • Maintaining a healthy diet plan
  • Maintaining Body Mass Index
  • Low Carb Food
  • Increase Physical Activity