PCOD/PCOS Treatment in Delhi
What is PCOS/PCOD?
PCOS is a condition where more androgens (malePCOS treatment
hormones) are produced, which effect the normal development
and release of a good quality egg on time, thereby effecting
fertility. This is a condition in which there is hormonal imbalance
during the childbearing age (15-44 years), resulting in irregular
menstrual cycles and the inability to have children.
The ovaries mainly produce estrogen, progesterone and small quantities
of androgens (male hormones). The ovarian hormones are controlled by
pituitary hormones namely Follicle Stimulating Hormone (FSH) is for
follicle production and estrogen; and Luteinizing Hormone (LH) triggers
egg maturation and ovulation. PCOS is a “syndrome,” that affects the
ovaries and ovulation.
Its three main features are:
Multiple cystsin the ovaries (polycystic Ovaries)
High levels of androgens (stimulate facial hairs, Hirusitism)
Irregular or skipped periods (Oligomenorrhea)
These follicles, each containing an immature egg, these eggs do not mature to trigger ovulation.
In the absence of ovulation levels of estrogen, progesterone, FSH, and LH are not normal, with
androgen levels higher than usual. This excess male hormone disrupts menstrual cycles leading to
oligomenorrhea (Less than normal Cycles).
How does PCOS affect a women
PCOS cases have difficulty in getting pregnancy.
In case pregnancy occurs, PCOS cases have:
Higher chances of miscarriage,
gestational diabetes and
High blood pressure during pregnancy in women above 35 yrs of age.