PCOS is the acronym of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome. This condition would be a serious problem if the women try getting pregnant to have a baby.
But always believe that every problem has a solution. There are many proofs that women who have PCOS can be managed to conceive and have a healthy pregnancy
Let us learn more about PCOS first, before worrying about the complications caused by PCOS.
What is Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome?
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome is a condition in which women have the formation of cysts (fluid-filled sacs) in or on one or both ovaries of women. Many of them have an enlarged ovary with size of one half to three times larger than normal ovaries.
If women have PCOS, their ovaries can not work normally to release the eggs to reproduction. This means that the process of ovulation does not take place. Because of this problem, the periods are not regular.
This condition causes the women difficult to get pregnant or reduced their chance to getting pregnant. Pregnancy can be obtained when suffering from PCOS, but this pregnancy had a greater risk for premature labor.
Besides cause infertility, PCOS can lead other disease like heart attacks, high blood pressure (hypertension), diabetes and endometrial cancer.
Symptoms of PCOS
Detection of PCOS and other anovulatory problems is not easy, because so often women who have anovulation are still undergoing regular periods. Generally the women know that they had this problem after they started trying to getting pregnant. Since this time they begin to do the detection of ovulation.
In addition, some women who suffer from PCOS do not experience specific symptoms. This is because the symptoms of PCOS-like signs that the menstrual periods will come. They may be only experience one or a few of the following symptoms.
Here are the most common symptoms of PCOS are: acne, oily skin or dandruff, chronic pelvic pain, discomfort in the lower abdomen, breast tenderness, nausea or vomiting, headaches, fatigue etc.
There are also specific symptoms which some of women with PCOS do not experience these symptoms are: irregular menstrual periods, spotting or bleeding on the uterus, weight gain or obesity, excess of hair growth on facial or body, increased blood pressure etc.
How to Diagnose PCOS?
The specific symptoms above may indicate the presence of hormonal disorder. Some doctors may give a diagnosis after a woman showed at least three PCOS symptoms. The first, the cysts are diagnosed by a vaginal ultrasound. Next, blood tests may be advised to measure cholesterol, triglycerides and glucose levels. In addition, the evaluation of hormone levels like testosterone and insulin also needs to be done.
Regardless, it is important to get a proper diagnosis to receive treatment. If left untreated, PCOS can cause other health problems including endometrial hyperplasia (excessive growth of the endometrial lining), endometrium cancer, type II diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and heart disease.
The women who trying getting pregnant and has diagnosed suffers from PCOS need treatment to increase their chances to getting pregnant and have successful pregnancy.
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