Polycystic ovarian syndrome or polycystic ovarian disease or Stein leventhal syndrome.
As the name indicates in pcos Multiple cysts are formed and arranged peripherally in one or both ovaries. Ovaries get enlarged. It is a hormone disorder leading to anovulation or defective ovulation and finally infertility.
Irregularities in menses are the first observed symptoms in Polycystic overy.It accounts 1 in 4 cases of infertility in females.
Early diagnosis and proper management including life style modification are very important .
What Causes PCOS?
Exact cause is not known.
Combination of environmental factors ,genetic factors and lifestyle play important role in developing polycystic ovaries.
Insulin resistance is seen in pcos cases.
Increased level of Leutinizing hormone(LH) causes Increased androgen (male hormone) production . Increased androgen decreases follicle stimulating hormone ( FSH ) resulting in anovulation. This leads to irregular periods and infertility.
What are the Risk factors
1.Family history of pcos.
2. Family history of diabetes mellitus
4. Sedentary lifestyles
5. Increased use of junk foods, bakery ,sweets etc
What are the Signs and symptoms of Polycystic ovary syndrome
1. Irregularities in menses.
Menses may be absent or delayed , prolonged and protracted, scanty or profuse bleeding.
3. Hirsutism – male pattern of hair growth like moustache, beard, hair on chest etc
4. Acanthosis nigricans- blackish discoloration of skin of back of neck
5. Oily skin
6. Hair fall
2. Diabetes mellitus
3. Heart diseases
4. Gestational diabetes mellitus and hypertension
5. Miscarriage or premature birth
6. Non alcoholic steatohepatitis
7. Sleep apnea
8. Endometrial cancer
Treatment of PCOS
- Weight loss and life style modification .
Regular exercise and proper diet is required to maintain a healthy weight. Reduce intake of junk foods, bakery, sweets, chocolate
Homeopathy Treatment and Medications.
Apis mellifica, Thuja Occidentalis,calcarea carbonica, Lycopodium clavatum, pulsatilla nigricans, Natrum muriaticum , folliculinum etc are most commonly used Homeopathic medicines in management of pcos. Homeopathic medicines are totally safe, effective and affordable.
Homeopathy medicines helped many couples to conceive fast who were suffering from PCOS. We have special clinic for infertility at olive homeopathy