Published on Feb 12, 2018 and last reviewed on Nov 26, 2018 - 1 min read
Weight reduction plays a major role in managing the complications of polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS).
PCOS or polycystic ovarian syndrome is a hormonal disorder in women. Studies and observations have shown that proper weight management has resolved many issues associated with PCOS.
PCOS Is Characterized By:
It Causes Symptoms Such As:
Long studies and cumulative data reflect that there are two kinds of PCOS, with central obesity (fat accumulation in the abdomen) and peripheral obesity (fat accumulation in the hips, buttocks, and thighs). Obesity has been directly and indirectly linked to the cholesterol levels in the human body. Hormones are the derivatives of cholesterol and therefore any changes in cholesterol levels reflect on those of the hormones.
Excessive obesity leads to an imbalance in FSH (follicle-stimulating hormone) and LH (luteinizing hormone) and in turn, this leads to menstrual irregularities. This is seen most commonly in case of central obesity. Weight reduction has shown promising results on the regularization of menses in central obesity patients.
A Combination of Calorie-Burning Exercises and a Balanced Low Cholesterol Diet Helps in Weight Management
I strongly suggest the strategy of strict weight management in case of PCOS and resolving the issues by the above-mentioned methods.
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Query: Hi doctor, I am suffering from prolonged menstrual bleeding. The bleeding did not stop for the past one month. I have PCOD and I am overweight. How to stop the bleeding? Please help. Read Full >>
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. PCOD - polycystic ovarian disease often gets presented with heavy menstruation. I suggest tablet Primolut N 5 mg (Norethisterone) one tablet three times a day till bleeding stops. Consult your doctor, discuss with him or her and take the medicine with consent. This wil... Read Full
Query: Hi doctor, I have PCOD, and I am planning to conceive. I am under Macfolate and Metformin tablets for the past seven months. I have regular periods for the past six months. This month, on the 11th day, I missed my period. After two days, when I checked for pregnancy, I got a negative result. Again ... Read Full >>
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You may repeat the test in a week to rule out pregnancy, or you can do a serum beta hCG test. If the hCG levels are less than 3 mIU/ml, then you are not pregnant. The reasons are anovulatory cycles seen in PCOD, or you should get a semen analysis done once for your part... Read Full
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