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PCOS is usually referred to as polycystic ovaries (PCO) or polycystic ovarian disease (PCOD).
This has been affecting many women all around the world in the last few decades are perhaps due to rapidly changing lifestyles, particularly, altered diet and exercise patterns.
These are the signs and symptoms:
- Irregular periods
- Obesity/Weight Gain
- Fatigue & Tiredness
- Acne, oily skin, and pimples
- Excessive hair fall
- Unwanted growth of the dark hair on the chin, upper lips, or lower abdomen
- Mood Swings/Changes
- Uterus Polyps (Tumors)
If you think that you have PCOS or you know someone who has the above-mentioned symptoms, Make sure to visit your Ob-Gyne for confirmation. If proven, start preventing it to reduce the risk of developing hypertension, diabetes, and other metabolic problems, cardiovascular disease, and mental health disorders such as depression.