Many women have some signs or symptoms that are exacerbated in the menstrual cycle, but do not know who suffer from polycystic ovary syndrome, which is a hormonal disorder that causes a variety of symptoms.
In Makeufits you count the polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), what it is and what you can do if you have it.
A set of symptoms is called syndrome, which can be produced by various causes. In the case of PCOS symptoms are most important for diagnosis, since the majority of women have ovarian cysts but may not have them and developing the disease.
PCOS occurs in 5% to 10% of women and is the leading cause of infertility in women. Your symptoms may begin in adolescence, with irregularities in the menstrual period, or a woman may realize that you have when looking for causes for their infertility.
The main signs and symptoms of PCOS are related to disturbances in the menstrual cycle and high levels of male hormones (androgens) in the blood. Menstruation may be with blood or little more than usual, or is anovulatory cycle. Symptoms associated with a high level of male hormones include acne, excessive growth of body hair (hirsutism) and male pattern hair loss.
Other associated signs and symptoms include obesity, high insulin levels and insulin resistance, oily skin, infertility, high cholesterol, hypertension, and presence of multiple cysts in the ovaries. They may be some of these symptoms in affected women, but they all have in common irregular menstrual periods. As their periods is not regular not release an egg each month, making it difficult to conceive.
The causes of PCOS are unclear, but it is believed is a sum of hereditary and environmental factors. Most women with this condition have small cysts on the ovaries, but also some healthy women have, so it is not believed to be the cause.
The ovaries of women with PCOS produce excess male hormones, which can cause insulin resistance, which is very commonly present in this disease.
Your gynecologist will give hormone treatments to regulate menstrual cycles and to reduce symptoms. If you have any of them can have this disease, so you'll have to check with your doctor so you can have a better life, especially if you want to get pregnant.
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