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,
- long-term complications like type 2 diabetes and heart disease.
- Excess insulin
- Low-grade inflammation
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.
– depression or mood swings that seem out of character.
– 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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