Apr 18, 2017 @ 02:43 AM By Mala Nangia Nangia
The most common symptoms of PCOS are weight gain, acne, changes in period and ovulation cycles, anxiety, depression and excessive hair growth on body.
Even though you may not have cysts, if you see any of the symptoms stated here, you must go to your gynaecologist to find the root cause of these symptoms. An ultrasound can reveal the actual cause of these symptoms.
One of the symptoms of PCOS is you miss your periods and there is no ovulation. However, with right treatment you get are your monthly cycles in control. Your gynaecologist would provide you hormonal pills to regulate your monthly cycles.
According to recent studies, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome is linked with insulin levels in the body. Women who have high insulin levels are more likely to get this condition as the androgen levels increase.
One of the important ways to control this condition is by maintaining idle body weight. Obesity is not the direct cause of PCOS but high insulin levels can trigger PCOS. Losing weight works as a medicine. It is advisable to exercise regularly and make some changes in your diet to avoid this condition.
Some of the symptoms like weight gain or excess hair are often ignored, however it is always better to get yourself examined. PCOS can lead to hypertension, heart diseases, uterine cancer, high blood pressure and diabetes. If you notice any of PCOS symptoms, do not panic, consult your gynaecologist and right treatment you get the condition under control.