Women experience a lot of changes in their body – emotional and physical changes which occur in the period of puberty and menopause. Age, hormone levels, and childbearing are some of the factors which cause the body to go through evolution. The fact that there are no two women in the world who are the same indicates that the changes that occur in every woman are unique.
Do you know what is PCOS?
Polycystic ovary syndrome [PCOS] is an endocrine condition affecting about 20% of the women population. It happens as a result of an increased level of androgens, or male hormones in women. PCOS affects about 2 – 20% of the female population mostly at the age between 18 and 44,
depending on which symptoms are used to define it. Usually, the factors which cause the occurrence of this condition are genetic and environmental. In most cases, PCOS has a wide range of symptoms which makes difficult for the doctors to diagnose it.
A latest study revealss that Polycystic ovary syndrome is linked to insulin due to the fact that this condition is common in women who are facing high insulin levels. This condition is a risk factor for some diseases such as hypertension, sleep apnea, diabetes, heart disease, and even some types of cancer.
If you notice some of the symptoms of PCOS, or you already are suffering from this condition, do not panic. Even though there is no found cure yet, there are various ways which can help you to control PCOS.
Symptoms of PCOS
- Irregular menstruation
- Weight gain
- Anxiety or depression
- Acne ,oily skin and dandruff
- Difficulty conceiving
- Excessive body hair
How can you treat PCOS?
- Increase the intake of magnesium
- Regular exercise
- Make some changes in your diet
- Talk to a therapist
- Talk to your doctor