Women go through many changes during their life. Especially when it comes to the changes in the body. These are physical and emotional changes and mostly occur in periods of puberty and menopause.
Almost all women experience changes in weight, shape and other physical characteristics. In fact, the body goes through a process of evolution and all those stuff are expected. Some of the factors contributing to this are age and hormones. No two women in the world are the same, so the changes that happen are unique as well.
One of the most common conditions affecting about 20% of the female population is polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). Its symptoms can be severe and damaging.
Some of them are:
- Menstrual problems
- Hair loss from the scalp and hair growth on the face, chest, back, stomach, thumbs, or toes
- Fertility problems
- Obesity and skin tags
- Depression or mood swing
- Breathing problems while sleeping
If you have already been diagnosed with this condition or ever suspected you have polycystic ovary syndrome, do not panic. The cure is not yet found, but there are numerous ways that may help you control this condition and everything will be good.
Some of the home treatments that are recommended are eating a balanced diet, that includes lots of vegetables, fruits, whole grains, and low-fat dairy products that supplies your body’s nutritional needs, and decreases your cravings. Physical exercise is as well very important.
What is PCOS?
This syndrome is an endocrine condition that appears as a result of Increased level of androgens or male hormones in women.
Factors contributing to this increase in hormone levels can be of genetic and environmental origin. A wide range of symptoms and severity characterizes the disease, which means that doctors often find it difficult to diagnose it.