How to treat PCOD with simple Diet and Lifestyle changes!!

What is PCOD/ PCOS?

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) or Polycystic ovary disorder (PCOD) is a condition found in around 10-12% of women of childbearing age. Women with this condition typically have multiple cysts in ovaries caused by an overproduction of hormones called androgens

Although the most common symptom is irregular periods, but it may remain undetected for many women. This condition can cause fertility problems and hence in many cases, it is diagnosed when women try to get pregnant. Ultrasound and blood tests like testosterone are some ways to detect this condition

Symptoms of PCOD/ PCOS:

  • Absence of menstrual period – high levels of male hormones causes irregular or absence of menses.

  • Acne/Oily skin –High testosterone levels causes acne problem.

  • Weight gain- woman’s with pcod are insulin resistance and slow metabolism cause weight gain.

  • Baldness/ Hair growth - PCOS also causes baldness or hair growth on the face and body

  • Migraine, Mood Swings etc.

Causes of PCOD:

  • Heredity

  • Hormonal imbalance

  • Insulin resistance

  • Life style

Serious Health issues linked to PCOD

Studies also found that women with PCOD are at higher risk of other health