Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a common hormonal disorder in women of reproductive age. Women suffering with PCOS may have infrequent or prolonged menstrual periods or excess male hormone (androgen) levels. The ovaries would develop huge small collections of fluid (follicles) and fail to regularly release eggs. The exact cause of PCOS is unknown. PCOS can be diagnosed in early stage and can give treatment along with weight loss may reduce the risk of long-term complications such as type 2 diabetes and heart disease. A diagnosis of PCOS is made when you experience at least two of these signs:

Irregular periods.

Excess androgen.

Polycystic ovaries.