Friday, August 2, 2013

What You Need To Know About Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

An increasing number of women today find it difficult to have a baby because of the Polycystic Ovary Syndrome or PCOS. This is brought about by the imbalance of hormones in a woman's body. Apart from not getting pregnant, PCOS can pose other health dangers like diabetes and heart disease. In truth, it can alter the way you look if it is not treated early.

Even though some studies prove that this is quite in the genes, some specialists say that they are also acquired because of the unhealthy foods that compose our daily diet.

The common symptom of PCOS is having only a few periods than the expected number in a year. Other symptoms include acne formation, gaining weight and trouble slimming down, thinning hair on the scalp but growing hair on the face, chest, belly and back.

As the term suggests, women with PCOS suffer from having cysts in the ovary which are not harmful. But they cause ovaries not to be fit to carry a baby. A series of lab tests will be advised for its clear diagnosis. Medicines will help your ovary be cleared of these cysts. Nonetheless, physical exercise, eating healthy foods and managing your weight are recommended in getting rid of the said cysts.