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Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)

Polycystic ovary syndrome PCOS is a hormonal disorder affecting women of childbearing age
Why us for treatment of PCOS?
Why us for treatment of PCOS?
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We offer tailor-made care protocols to not only treat PCOS from its root cause but also enhance your reproductive and menstrual health. Our team of experts provide high-precision diagnosis and its accurate interpretation in a holistic manner. Along with a medicinal approach, we offer one-on-one guidance on nutritional intake and lifestyle habits to PCOS patients for its effective remedy.

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About PCOS

Polycystic ovary syndrome PCOS is a fairly common hormonal disorder. It is also known as Polycystic ovarian disorder (PCOD). This condition is characterised by three features which are:

Irregular periods
Ovarian cysts
Excessive male hormones (androgens)

Women who have two out of these three features are diagnosed with PCOS.

PCOS symptoms

The features of this condition are considered PCOS symptoms, these include:

  • Infrequent and irregular menstrual cycle
  • Enlarged polycystic ovaries
  • Increased levels of male sex hormones indicated by facial hair, acne and male-patterned baldness
PCOS Causes

The exact cause behind PCOS is not yet known. Medical researchers believe that PCOS can be caused by the following factors:

  • Excessive insulin
  • Low-grade inflammation (production of substances by white blood cells)
  • Family history of PCOS
  • High levels of androgen
PCOS complications
  • Gestational diabetes 
  • Infertility 
  • Liver inflammation 
  • Type 2 diabetes 
  • High blood pressure 
  • Sleep apnea 
  • Depression 
  • Abnormal uterine bleeding 
PCOS diagnosis

Usually, PCOS is diagnosed during a routine screening exam. There are no definite tests and procedures to diagnose PCOS. Your healthcare provider may discuss your symptoms and menstrual history with you. He/she may also note your family history and your risk factors for the condition. Along with a physical health checkup, your doctor may recommend a pelvic exam, blood tests and ultrasonography to help diagnose PCOS.

PCOS Treatment

The treatment protocol for PCOS depends on factors like your overall health, your age, your menstrual history, your symptoms and your lifestyle. 

A combination of the following alternatives is used to treat PCOS. The options include:

  • Lifestyle modifications including eating a healthy diet, exercising and maintaining a healthy weight
  • Medications to regulate your hormones 

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Patient testimonials

FAQs
FAQs

No, there is no cure for PCOS but effective treatments are available.

You can lose weight with PCOS by making dietary changes such as adding more fibre to your diet, eating more protein, reducing carbs intake and eating healthy fats.

Yes, it is possible to get pregnant with PCOS. However, PCOS can cause difficulty in achieving conception.