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Signs and symptoms of polycystic ovary syndrome !!!

Polycystic ovary syndrome, is problem that plagues many women and is a  result of a hormone imbalance.

They can cause :

  • infrequent or prolonged menstrual periods,
  • excess hair growth,
  • acne
  • obesity
  • long-term complications like type 2 diabetes and heart disease.


  •  Excess insulin
  •  Low-grade inflammation
  • Heredity


They usually start soon after a woman begins her period, but PCOS can also develop during the later reproductive years.
1. Irregular menstrual cycles
– on a 35-day or longer cycle, fewer than eight periods a year, long or heavy periods and a failure to menstruate for four months or longer.
2. Excess facial and body hair
– increased  hair growth on the chin, chest, back, stomach and even toes.
3. Moodiness
–  depression or mood swings that seem out of character.
4. Acne
–  acne ,very oily skin and pimples (deep and painful).
5. Insulin-level issues
Excess insulin interferes with the ovaries’ ability to ovulate correctly.

  • different for everyone
  •  lifestyle changes like diet and exercise
  •  birth control to  regulate the  period and to decrease androgen production.


  • talk to your doctor to get a diagnosis and learn the best way to treat your PCOS .

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