Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
Due to our holistic individualized approach, as needed we combine expertise of Delhi Gynecologist Dr. Meenakshi, Endocrinologist, Yoga and Naturopath experts to combat and treat polycystic ovary syndrome/ disease (also called as PCOS or PCOD).
What is PCOD PCOS Poly Cystic Ovary Syndrome ?
Polycystic ovary syndrome is a condition that can lead to women having irregular periods, acne, extra facial hairs, or hair fall (male pattern baldness). It is an endocrine disease which occurs due to disturbance in hormone levels. Some of these women can find it hard to conceive, and need correction of hormone abnormalities before they can attain fertility naturally.
What are the symptoms of PCOS ?
The symptoms in PCOS can be one or many of the following:
- Irregular periods
- Overweight or obesity
- Increased hair especially over upper lip, chin, sideburn, chest and belly
- Acne (Oily skin and pimples)
How is PCOS treated/ PCOS treatment at Delhi
At Delhi Gyne we treat PCOD by a combination of lifestyle change, diet, and modern medicine. We focus on a holistic approach with lifestyle modification taking the major importance. Treatments that are used depend on the symptoms that you may have. Most commonly a birth pill that are used for 21 days may be used to treat menstrual irregularity. Metformin may be used to treat insulin hormone abnormality. We consider this as one of an important treatment that takes care of root cause of PCOS Anti-androgens , that block male hormone action, which can treat hair growth in females.
PCOS and unable to conceive?
Dr. Sahu tells that if you have PCOS and not able to get pregnant, don’t loose hope. While it can take some time to correct multiple hormone abnormality in PCOD, but majority are able to get pregnant with the right reatment. Since there is a problem in ovulation and ovary function, at Delhi our gynecologist and endocrinologist may use some treatment to help your ovaries function well and ovulate. Loosing weight, with regular exercise helps improve the chances of fertility.