PCOS! Discover and Diagnose

PCOD: Person who is suffering from the polycystic ovarian disease.

(PCOD) have multiple small cysts in their ovaries due to this Polycystic ovaries are generally larger in size and denser than the normal ovaries.


The cysts may not be harmful but they lead to hormone imbalances. The disturbance of hormonal mechanism can lead ovaries to produce an excessive amount of the male reproductive hormones (androgen) and at the same time, there is a failure of egg formation. This excess of androgen with the absence of ovulation may cause infertility. PCOS also may cause unwanted changes in the way you look. If it isn’t treated, over time it can lead to serious health problems, such as diabetes and heart disease.


  • Irregular menstrual cycle
  • Abnormal hair growth or loss (facial hair)
  • Weight gain/ obesity
  • Hormonal imbalance
  • Dark skin patches on the neck and arms
  • Insulin resistance
  • Acne or oily skin

 Treatment for PCOD:

The best treatment of PCOD has balanced your hormones first that is where all the problem beings. Once your hormones get corrected, other issues will get fixed easily.

Regular exercise, healthy foods, and weight control are the key treatments for PCOS. This will lower your blood glucose levels and regulate your menstrual cycle.

Diet for PCOD:

PCOD can be managed by diet and healthy lifestyle.  Always keep in mind that you should stay away from refined flour and sugar, carbohydrates, rather their diet should consist more of raw fruits and vegetables.

Eat heart-healthy foods. This includes lots of vegetables, fruits, nuts, beans, and whole grains. High-fiber foods can help combat insulin resistance by reducing the impact of sugar on the blood.

Content Courtesy: Chetnatripathi


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