Polycystic Ovary Syndrome is a disorder in which a woman's hormones get out of balance, and can cause problems with the menstrual cycle, thereby making it difficult for the woman to get pregnant.
It also affects the physical appearance, and if untreated, can cause serious conditions like diabetes and heart problems.
In this disorder, the woman grows a large number of small cysts on their ovaries; these cysts are not harmful, but they cause hormonal imbalances.
The exact cause of PCOS is yet undefined, but genetic history may be a factor
PCOS is caused by hormonal imbalances. Hormone levels depend on the levels of other hormones, and imbalance in one level can result in total disruption of the hormonal system, like dominos.
Major symptoms of PCOS are
After treatment, it is important to report to the doctor regularly for around six months, for any recurrences of cysts.
Also, healthy lifestyle should be maintained to avoid any other causes for infertility.
"Authored By Dr.Niraj Mahajan"
MD- Gynecologist, Laparoscopic Surgeon, Uro-gynecologist , Infertility specialist & Cosmetic Gynecologist.Read more [+]