Exploring PCOS Surgery Options: Is It a Viable Treatment?

PCOS Surgery Options

Surgery for PCOS: Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a condition that prevents ovulation from occurring, thus leading to infertility. This syndrome causes the ovaries to produce an abnormal amount of androgens which are male sex hormones that are usually present in women in small concentrations.  There is only one surgery that can be performed on … Read more

Healthy Eating Habits for PCOS Weight Management

PCOS Weight Management

Effect of PCOS on Weight Gain: PCOS causes weight gain in many patients. This is because PCOS makes it more difficult for the body to use the hormone insulin, which helps convert sugars and starches from foods into energy. This condition, known as insulin resistance, can cause insulin and sugar to build up in the … Read more

PCOS: Recognizing the Early Warning Signs

PCOS - Early Warning Signs

What is PCOS? Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a common hormone problem for women who are of childbearing age.  They develop many small cysts on the ovaries which cause issues such as irregular periods, infertility and others. There is no single cause of PCOS. There are a variety of factors that play a role. This … Read more

Managing PCOS and Pregnancy: Challenges and Triumphs

PCOS and Pregnancy

How PCOS Affects Pregnancy: Polycystic ovary syndrome is an endocrine hormone disorder that affects women who are of reproductive age. It causes high levels of androgens, irregular menstrual cycles, and the presence of small, fluid-filled sacs called cysts on the ovaries. PCOS can reduce a woman’s fertility by the following issues: Irregular ovulation:  Irregular ovulation … Read more

Signs of Pregnancy when you have irregular periods

PCOS and Irregular Periods

How Irregular Periods Affect a Woman’s Chances of Getting Pregnant: An irregular period is a period that comes early, late or not at all. A period can also become irregular when the length of the menstrual cycle changes – if your period is occurring more frequently than 21 days or if it occurs less frequently … Read more

PCOS and Hypothyroidism

PCOS and Hypothyroidism

What is the Link between PCOS and Hypothyroidism? Hypothyroidism is more common in women with PCOS than in women without it. Hypothyroidism is a condition in which the thyroid gland does not produce enough thyroid hormones to meet the needs of your body. PCOS causes your ovaries to produce abnormally high levels of testosterone and … Read more

Early Pregnancy Testing with PCOS: Understanding the Timing and Challenges

Early Pregnancy Testing with PCOS

PCOS and Pregnancy: Women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) are at a greater risk of problems or complications during their pregnancy. In addition, infants born to such mothers are at a higher risk of medical problems and of dying before, during or right after birth. Some of the pregnancy complications related to PCOS are: Miscarriage: … Read more

10 Things You Didn’t Know About PCOS

10 Things About PCOS

The Basic Facts About PCOS: Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a hormonal imbalance that happens during a woman’s reproductive years. In this syndrome, small sacs of fluid called cysts develop along the outer side of the ovary. The small fluid-filled cysts contain immature eggs called follicles. The follicles fail to regularly release eggs. One of … Read more

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