Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome: Prevention and Complications

Prevention Tips

Prevention of polycystic ovaries is possible with natural forms of diet, exercise and yoga. Small lifestyle changes like these can even eradicate an existing case of PCOS. If these natural forms of regulation do not work out then women should consult a gynaecologist.

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Watch Out

  • Body hair growing on the chest, belly, face, and around the nipples
  • Decreased breast size
  • Acne that gets worse
  • Dark or thick skin markings and creases around the armpits, groin, neck, and breasts
  • Enlargement of the clitoris
  • Thinning of the hair on the head, called male-pattern baldness
  • Voice gets deeper

When to See Doctor

Consult a doctor if you have
  • Irregular periods (less than 21 days apart or more than 35 days apart)
  • Severe skin problems
  • Severe hair loss or thinning of the hair
  • Excessive hair growth on chest, back, belly or face
  • Vaginal bleeding that lasts more than 8 days; large clots; or excessive spotting
  • Pelvic pain that lasts for more than 4 weeks

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