Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS): Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment

Overview Polycystic Ovary Syndrome and Pregnancy is a condition that affects a woman’s hormone levels during their childbearing years. Women’s ovaries, the reproductive organs that produce the menstrual cycle regulating oestrogen and progesterone are affected in PCOS.   A small amount of male hormones called androgens is also produced by ovaries. An egg is released by […]

PCOS – Understanding and Demystifying the Phenomenon

Polycystic ovary syndrome or PCOS is a common hormone disorder in women of reproductive age. However, it remains a mystery owing to its diverse diagnosis and deceptive name. It affects the menstrual cycle and ovulation of the affected female. Due to hormonal defects,  eggs do not grow adequately and are not released into the fallopian […]

Women Can Lessen Their Suffering with Early Detection of PCOS

PCOS or polycystic ovarian syndrome is a common hormonal disorder in females that occurs in reproductive age. (The entire time between the first period and menopause counts as the reproductive age.) However, it is much more than that. Apart from other effects, PCOS is a common cause of infertility that affects 8-13% of women! Furthermore, […]

What should be the Diet and Nutrition Plans for PCOS?

Usually one in every ten girls suffers from irregular periods, unwanted hair growth, and acne on the face. This is the case of the dreadful Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) which means no menstruation at all or irregular periods. PCOS causes delayed, infrequent, or prolonged menstruation. Women with PCOS develop multiple cysts in their ovaries because […]