PCOS/PCOD

Infertility in men and women are common physical conditions that are prevalent in high ratio in our society. Every man and woman aspires to have a child of their own in their life. Various reasons contribute to their infertility disabling them from having a child of their own. This is an emotional situation where the mental as well as physical health of the couple concerned goes haywire. It is at these kinds of situations that people seek medical attention. The medical industry has developed many solutions for such embarrassing painful situations faced by men and women. One such solution is the PCOD/PCOS treatment offered to infertile women. We will look at in length the PCOS and PCOD treatments in the following paragraphs.

Before we dive deep into PCOD and PCOS Treatments, it is important to understand what PCOD and PCOS stands for.

PCOS/ PCOD

PCOS and PCOD stands for Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome / Poly Cystic Ovarian Disease. Estrogen and Progesterone are the two hormones which are basically connected to women’s active sexual life. When imbalances occur in these two hormones it is termed as Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome or Poly Cystic Ovarian Disease. Such imbalances in these hormones lead to cyst formation in the ovaries of the concerned woman. These cysts are basically benign in nature and form in masses. This syndrome creates medical issues pertaining to cardiac functioning, menstrual cycles, physical appearance and fertility in women.

Factors causing PCOS/PCOD

The following are the factors that causes PCOS/PCOD.

  • Hormonal imbalances
  • Genetics (hereditary in nature)
  • Excessive production of Androgen hormones which are sex hormones produced in men as well as women.
  • Excess secretion of Insulin hormones which increases the Androgen hormone production.

  • Basic symptoms of PCOS/PCOD

    The following are the common symptoms of PCOS/PCOD. Remember, these are only general symptoms and need not be the same in all patients.

  • Bloating
  • Stomach discomforts like swelling, cramps, pain, pressure, indigestion and gas
  • Frequent urination, diarrhea, nausea and constipation
  • Sudden weight gain or weight loss
  • Changes in menstrual cycles
  • Vaginal bleeding that is abnormal
  • Pain felt during sexual intercourse
  • Abnormal levels of fatigue
  • Back pain
  • Loss of appetite

  • PCOS / PCOD Treatment

  • One basic thing that needs to be understood is that while there is no cure for PCOS/PCOD controlling the same through various possibilities given below will help people to keep away from ailments like heart related issues, miscarriages, diabetes and Uterine cancer.
  • Exercising regularly, eating a healthy diet, managing weight at appropriate levels and non-smoking plays a significant role as regular treatments by themselves.
  • Medicines that would help balance the hormones will be recommended by the Doctors so cyst formation could be avoided.
  • For some women, if it is deemed fit, Hormone Therapy is recommended. This therapy helps in controlling the hormones in the ovary.
  • PCOS/PCOD Treatments mainly depend upon the symptoms experienced by each patient.
  • Regular checkups is the crucial aspect to manage PCOS/PCOD effectively.

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