1 out of 10 women in India have PCOS. 70% of the women having PCOS are unaware of it. This lifelong syndrome effects the life of women with a number of complications and health issues. Having a chronic illness is hard. Also, the lack of awareness and unavailability of proper information and resources makes it harder. Let’s aware ourselves about PCOS: Causes- Symptoms- Treatment and beware PCOS. 

All about PCOS: Causes- Symptoms- Treatment

What is PCOS? 

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome is a hormonal syndrome that is prevalent in women who are in their reproductive age. It is characterized by ovaries with cysts or fluid-filled sacs, high level of male hormones and irregular or skipped periods. These characteristics cause disturbance to ovulation and give rise to other health related complications. 

What are the Causes of PCOS? 

The exact cause of PCOS is unknown. Although, it is believed to be caused because of: 

  • Hormonal Imbalances 
  • Resistance to Insulin 
  • Genetic Factors 
  • Lifestyle 
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What are the Symptoms of PCOS? 

The symptoms of PCOS include: 

  • Irregular or Missed periods 
  • High Testosterone levels 
  • Weight Change and trouble in healthy weight management
  • Excessive hair growth 
  • Thinning of Hair and Hair fall 
  •  Oily Skin 
  • Acne 
  • Heavy Bleeding during Menstruation 
  • Fatigue 
  • Bloating 
  • Anxiety 
  • Mood Swings 
  • Infertility 
  • Headache 
All about PCOS: Causes- Symptoms- Treatment
All about PCOS: Causes- Symptoms- Treatment

How to Treat/Prevent PCOS? 

There is no known cure for PCOS. But, its symptoms can be prevented by: 

  • Healthy Weight Management
  • Healthy Diet/ PCOS DIET? 
  • Medications 
  • Ovule Induction 
  • Birth Control Pills 
  • Progestrin Therapy 
  • Electrolysis 
  • Laparoscopic Ovarian Drill 

Understanding the problem helps in combatting it. Hence, Preparing for the Combat gets easy if you know the right weapons and how to use them efficiently. Explore the Natural Methods to prevent and relieve the symptoms of corona in our next blog.

Stay tuned! This PCOS Awareness Month with Super Bee Aware Yourself and Beware PCOS.



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