Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Avoid Carrying PCOD and Stay Out of Peril

Polycystic ovarian disease (PCOD) is common in women. Formation of pearl-sized cysts filled with fluid that contain immature eggs in the ovaries is so called as PCOD. This hormonal imbalance problem causes irregular menstrual cycle and infertility. A survey study explored that one in ten women are affected by PCOD. If it is left untreated, leads to cardiac and diabetic ailments.

What does cause PCOD?

The exact cause of PCOD is unknown. Still, the causes are medically considered to be genetical, hormonal problems. A few women are less resistant to insulin called Insulin resistance which causes excessive male hormone ANDROGEN production. This affects the egg release during ovulation.

Does PCOD have any symptoms?

Yes. Obviously, PCOD has some major symptoms that are described below:
  • Irregular menstrual cycle
  • Heavy or scanty bleeding
  • Hair growth in face and body
  • Sudden weight gain
  • Formation of acne vulgaris
  • Depression, anxiety
Basic diagnosis involves in knowing the medical and menstrual history, Ultrasound scan to check the cysts, Insulin, Hormone and sugar level are tested in the blood sample.

PCOD and Treatments:

  • Prescribing hormonal therapy either to regulate menstrual cycle or for inducing pregnancy
  • Advising to reduce weight and to stick on to healthy & proper diet plan
  • Acne, hair growth are controlled using certain medicines. Even in the hormone therapy itself, the problems will be set out.
  • Severely depressed patients are treated with anti-depression pills.
Regular follow up with the physician to take control of PCOD cysts.
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