In this PolyCystic Ovarian Syndrome ( PCOS ) Series we will discuss its causes, factors, its effects & its possible treatments
Women suffering from PolyCystic Ovarian Syndrome ( PCOS ) do not ovulate regularly, as results don’t release eggs every month. This is the main reason why they face difficulties in conceiving and hence PolyCystic Ovarian Syndrome ( PCOS ) leads to infertility.
Causes of PolyCystic Ovarian Syndrome ( PCOS )
There are not any well known or accurate causes of PCOS. It can be Genetic ( inherited ) or Environmental Factors.
Genetic Factors can be inherited from mother or sister with the condition. Research have shown that genetics plays important role in its development.
Though the women with PolyCystic Ovarian Syndrome ( PCOS ) carries multiple small cysts in ovaries, that’s why it is known as Poly ( Many )Cystic Ovarian Syndrome ( PCOS ). A similar number of cysts may be present in women without PCOS.
Hence we can say that having multiple ovarian cysts is not the only deciding factor behind PCOS.
Elevated levels of insulin or insulin resistance can lead to malfunction of the body’s Blood sugar control system. This is common in women with PCOS.
Elevated levels of male hormones, Androgen may be the result of or related to the abnormalities of insulin production.
Research have shown that these abnormalities may be related to the development of PolyCystic Ovarian Syndrome ( PCOS )
- Modern lifestyle includes less physical work, Disturbed sleep, Mental Stress.
- Consumption of Junk & processed foods.
Tests of PolyCystic Ovarian Syndrome
- Blood test
- Estrogen, FSH, LH, testosterone levels
- Blood Glucose levels
- Lipid, cholesterol level
- Thyroid Function test
- Ultra SonoGraph
- Pelvic laparoscopy
Treatment Goals for PolyCystic Ovarian Syndrome ( PCOS )
As it is clear the main symptoms of PolyCystic Ovarian Syndrome ( PCOS ) is Hormonal. So the major thrust will be to regulate the hormonal imbalances & reduce the effects of following symptoms
- High blood pressure
- High Cholesterol
- Weight gain & obesity.
Organic Ayurvedic or Unani treatment proves to be effective in PolyCystic Ovarian Syndrome
With the proper treatment of PolyCystic Ovarian Syndrome the risk can be minimized & controlled, However , it can’t vanish the disease from roots.
Read out the PolyCystic Ovarian Syndrome ( PCOS ) Series – Part 1