Identifying Polycystic Ovary Syndrome In Women

Diseases are taking a toll on everyone today. When we don’t take the necessary action immediately to keep it under control, we will have a tough time to deal with it in the future. Women who risk their health every day by following very unhealthy patterns have extremely high chances of falling under the disease-prone category. There should be certain medications and treatments that need to be taken at the earliest. At our medical center in Sharjah, we make sure the best treatments are provided to our patients to ensure their safety and health. Let us talk about the revolving syndrome today- polycystic ovary syndrome:What Is Polycystic Ovary Syndrome? Polycystic ovary syndrome or PCOS is a common health issue that is caused by an imbalance of the reproductive hormones. It has been known to affect 1 in 10 women who are among the childbearing age. Women with PCOS have a hormonal imbalance and metabolism problems that may affect their overall health and appearance. But it is a common and treatable cause of infertility that can be taken care of by our gynaecologists at Sharjah. PCOS in women is known to affect them by causing infrequent or prolonged menstrual periods or excess male hormones. This occurs when the ovaries develop numerous small collections of fluid which in turn fails to regularly release eggs. This also affects the women in such a way where they will either miss their periods or have irregular menstrual periods. This pattern of irregular periods can lead to two main problems in women. Infertility: It is known that PCOS has been one of the common reasons for women who experience this ability to reproduce. Cysts: Women will develop small fluid-filled sacs in their ovaries.What Are The Symptoms Of PCOS? Some of the common symptoms are: 
  • Irregular menstrual cycle –  Some women with PCOS may miss periods or have fewer periods. Or in some cases, their periods may come every 21 days or more often. And in some of the rare cases, women with PCOS stop having menstrual periods.
  • Skin Darkening – There will be darkening of the skin in some women particularly along the neck creases in the groin and underneath the breasts.
  • Hirsutism – There will too much hair on the face, chin, parts of the body in some women where men usually have hair.
  • Acne – There will be outbursts of acne on the face, chest and upper back.
  • Hair Loss – Women experience thinning of hair or hair loss on the scalp something similar to male pattern baldness.
  • Weight Gain – Women is gain weight and will have difficulty in losing weight.
  • Skin Tags – There will be a presence of excess flaps of skin in the armpits or the neck area.
 Diagnosis And Treatment: Once you notice these above-mentioned symptoms that have been occurring over a period of time, then you should consult your gynaecologist. Our medical centre at Sharjah has some of the nest gynaecologists that will help you get through this difficult phase. The gynaecologist at Sharjah may talk to you about your medical history and do a physical exam and different tests to see if this is a sign of PCOS. The gynaecologist will work a treatment plan which will be based on your symptoms, your plans for having children, and your risk of long-term health problems such as diabetes and heart disease. All these will be taken into consideration once they prescribe you certain medications and treatment procedure. If you ever feel like you’ve been going through any of these symptoms or just want to steer clear from future health issues, consult our gynaecologist at Sharjah today. Want to book an appointment at our medical centre in Sharjah? Call us today.
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