PCOS Treatment

PCOS Treatment For Women

PCOS Treatment are saved for alleged metabolic disturbances, for example, anovulation, hirsutism, and menstrual anomalies. Medications for such conditions incorporate oral contraceptives, metformin, prednisone, leuprolide, clomiphene, and spironolactone.

One out of every 10 Indian women have Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) and it is a leading cause of infertility

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (Stein Leventhal Syndrome) is a hormonal, metabolic and reproductive disorder that affects how a woman’s ovaries work. It affects between 12-18% of women of reproductive age.

Sign and Symptoms of PCOS
Symptoms of PCOS typically begin in the late teens or early 20s. Not all symptoms occur in all women with PCOS. Symptoms of PCOS vary from woman to woman. Some women have mild symptoms, while others are affected more severely by a wider range of symptoms.

Are women with PCOS able to conceive or infertile naturally?

Infertility in women is not always linked with PCOS. Some women with PCOS will ovulate normally, some will ovulate less frequently and some will not ovulate at all. But, PCOS is one of the major causes of infertility among women in India.

Women with PCOS often produce immature follicles in ovary due to hormonal imbalance. These immature follicles are not able to produce an egg and look like tiny cysts in ovary that leads to the appearance of a polycystic ovary.

Causes of PCOS
The exact cause of PCOS is unknown. However, some factors perhaps play a vital role and these include the following:

  • Raised level of insulin in the bloodstream
  • High level of LH
  • Hereditary factors
  • Being overweight or obese
  • Lack of exercise

Diagnosis and test for PCOS treatment associated infertility

An infertility expert would advise the following diagnostic tests by evaluating medical history and physical examination of woman with PCOS associated infertility:

  • Blood tests – To measure the level of certain hormones testosterone and luteinising hormone (LH), AMH etc involved in egg development. Additional blood testing may include fasting cholesterol and triglyceride levels, fasting insulin, blood sugar levels and a glucose tolerance test.
  • Ultrasound – An ultrasound scan can detect the typical appearance of the many small cysts (immature follicles) in slightly enlarged ovary and thickness of the lining of uterus.

Management and Treatment for PCOS associated infertility

A healthy lifestyle with certain medication/surgery helps effectively to manage or reduce the symptoms of PCOS including infertility. There are several recommended treatment options given by certified Infertility experts for PCOS associated infertility in women.

The great majority of women with PCOS treatment  associated infertility will be able to bear baby after undergo appropriate treatment and management recommended by our Certified Infertility Expert.