Better understand polycystic ovary syndrome
More common than you might imagine, polycystic ovary syndrome affects one in ten women. However, this pathology, often at the origin of fertility disorders, is still poorly understood that is why Genova, best ivf center in Lahore is here to introduce pcos treatment Pakistan.
A syndrome that affects fertility, but not only
Considered the leading cause of female infertility, PCOS is one of the most common endocrine and metabolic diseases. In fact, it concerns nearly 10% of women of childbearing age.
This pathology, characterized by a hormonal imbalance, in particular an excessive secretion of male hormones by the ovaries (hyperandrogenism) and by irregular periods, has a strong impact on the quality of life of those who suffer from it. It also increases the risk of cardiovascular disease and diabetes. A recent study suggests that it is sometimes associated with an increased risk of eating disorders and sleep disorders, as well as a decrease in sexual satisfaction.
This is the reason why it is important to diagnose it. Because, if there is no specific treatment yet, the symptoms can nevertheless be considerably reduced. So here is Genova plays its role, we have pcos specialist in Lahore.
Signs of polycystic ovary syndrome
Women who are affected may therefore encounter, to varying degrees, a too high level of male hormones (in particular testosterone), irregular periods or even no periods (amenorrhea), heavy hairiness (hirsutism), metabolic complications (diabetes), but also acne or hair loss (alopecia).
Ongoing research on this disease has also shown that excess weight can worsen clinical signs.
The origins of this disorder of the ovaries
If the symptoms are known and the polycystic ovary syndrome easy to diagnose via a clinical examination and a blood test, its origins are however still poorly identified.
Scientists suspect the combination of several causes: an ovarian imbalance which would lead to too much secretion of androgens and therefore to excess hair; a disturbance at the cerebral level (hypothalamic-pituitary system) modifying the production of two hormones, FSH and LH, determining in the control of the ovarian cycle, as well as family history. The latter would expose, according to Insert, "to an increased risk of about 30% of developing the disease”. "Environmental factors such as endocrine disruptors are also suspected of playing a role in its appearance, without proof established to date”, adds the institute.
To treat symptoms until menopause and prevent long-term complications, doctors recommend hygienic-dietary measures and drugs for excess hair, acne and infertility.
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