A woman`s body goes through many changes during her lifetime, both emotionally and physically. Usually most major changes occur during puberty and menopause, but as you know every woman experiences them differently.
More than 20% of all women will go through a condition called Polycystic Ovary Syndrome or PCOS. Unfortunately, most of the symptoms are very disruptive and severe.
The most important thing to remember is not to panic even if you have PCOS, there is hope and the most important thing to learn is how to control it.
Here is what you need to know:
What is PCOS?
PCOS is an endocrine condition, or in simple terms, increased amount of male hormones (androgens) in a woman`s body.
The causes can be both environmental and genetic, the wide range of symptoms makes it difficult for Doctors to diagnose.
Recent studies show a correlation to diabetes since PCOS was detected more frequently in women with high levels of insulin, especially between the ages of 18 – 44.
This terrible disease is also a big risk factor for other serious health conditions such as heart disease, cancer, hypertension and sleep apnea.
Go to next page and find out which are the most common symptoms and what can you do to treat it…