Polycystic Ovary Syndrome is a complex condition caused by an increased level of androgen hormones and menstrual irregularities. This hormonal imbalance causes to skip menstrual pregnant which cause infertility in a woman. Symptoms PCOS cause hair growth on the face and body or can say unwanted hair growth. It can also cause baldness. It can also enhance the risk of getting heart disease and diabetes. PCOS is a problem with hormones that can affect a woman during their childbearing years. It affects a woman between 15 years to 44 years. Here is a list of some common signs and symptoms Acne or oily skin, infertility, irregular menstrual periods, Hirsutism (unwanted hair growth on face and body parts), ovaries having cysts, ovaries that are enlarged, obesity, weight gain, thinning of hair and baldness, thick dark patches on skin such as on neck, breast, arm and thigh and pelvic pain are the some common symptoms of PCOS. Causes of PCOS There is no exact cause of PCOS. Doctors don’t know the exact cause of PCOS. Some believe that the main cause of PCOS is the high level of male hormones which prevent to ovaries to make eggs and to produce hormones. Insulin resistance and genes are other main causes of PCOS which cause the excessive androgen production.
- Insulin resistance