everyone experiences these changes in weight, shape, and other physical
traits. The body goes through evolution which is completely normal, and
some of the factors that contribute to this evolution are age,
childbearing, and hormone levels. There are no two women in the world
who are the same, meaning that the changes they go through are also
ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a condition that affects about 20 percent of
the women population. Its symptoms can be quite severe and disruptive. If
you suspect you have PCOS, or if you are already diagnosed with this
condition, you should not panic, because there is hope for you. The cure
is still not found, but there are numerous easy ways for you to control
What is PCOS?
polycystic ovary syndrome is an endocrine condition that is the result
of an increased level of androgens, or male hormones in women.
factors that contribute to this increase in the hormone levels can be
genetic and environmental. The disease has a wide range of symptoms and
severity, meaning that often times it is hard for doctors to diagnose
according to research, this condition may be related to insulin, as
PCOS is frequent in women who have high insulin levels. About 2 – 20
percent of the female population is affected with PCOS, mostly at the
age between 18 and 44, depending on which symptoms are used to define
condition represents a risk factor for some diseases, including heart
disease, diabetes, sleep apnea, hypertension, and some types of cancer.
What are the symptoms of PCOS? Irregular menstruation Acne, oily skin, and dandruff Difficulty conceiving Weight gain Abundant body hair Anxiety and/or depression How can you treat PCOS? Exercise Make some dietary changes Increase the intake of magnesium Talk to your doctor Talk to a therapist