多囊卵巢综合征

Get a personalized plan for 多囊卵巢综合征 (PCOS) and keep unsightly and painful symptoms in check.

About 多囊卵巢综合征 (PCOS):

多囊卵巢综合征, 通常称为多囊卵巢综合征, is a complex hormonal condition developed by the imbalance of hormones produced in the ovaries. As a result, the ovaries develop several tiny follicles that interfere with normal reproduction. When a woman’s body releases excess levels of androgens (male hormones), it affects several aspects of a woman’s health and causes several unsightly and discomforting symptoms, 如卵巢囊肿, 月经不调, obesity, 面部毛发生长异常.

To effectively manage the symptoms of PCOS, our team of doctors follows a multi-disciplinary approach who work in close coordination with each other to determine a 360-degree treatment plan for each patient.

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Endocrinologists are medical professionals who specialize in hormonal disorders. 在迪拜美国医院, they collaborate with gynecologists, dermatologists, and nutritionists to effectively address painful symptoms of PCOS and prevent potential complications.

Causes of PCOS:

The exact cause of PCOS might not be known, but several determinants are thought to contribute to the excessive production of androgens and to the development of PCOS eventually. These include:

  • Family history of hormonal imbalances
  • Environmental factors, such as diet
  • 胰岛素抵抗
  • Inflammation
  • Obesity

Symptoms:

Some women start noticing symptoms around the time of their first menstrual period during puberty. Others find out that they have PCOS only when they’ve gained a substantial amount of weight. Listed below are the most common symptoms that almost every patient with PCOS reports:

  • Irregular periods, prolonged or no menstrual cycles, heavy bleeding, etc.
  • Abnormal hair growth (on face, neck, chest, and abdomen)
  • 痤疮和油性皮肤
  • 男性脱发秃顶
  • 体重增加过多
  • Reduced frequency or complete lack of ovulation

PCOS symptoms become more severe with obesity. If you think you may be experiencing at least two of the above-listed symptoms, it is important to see a doctor for timely diagnosis and treatment.

Untreated PCOS:

If PCOS is left undiagnosed or untreated, the ovaries might fail to function regularly, 当增长, quantity, and release of eggs may severely be affected. Also, most women with PCOS and obesity experience insulin resistance, and they are unable to use the insulin that regulates blood sugar. This increases their chances of developing type-II diabetes.

Diagnosis and Treatment for 多囊卵巢综合征:

A doctor may diagnose PCOS through a thorough evaluation of the patient’s medical history, symptoms, physical exam, 还有卵巢的超声检查. Typically, a blood test is also prescribed to check the levels of various hormones.

控制多囊卵巢综合征症状, the first-line treatment involves lifestyle modifications such as dietary changes and physical activities. Lifestyle changes help reduce the weight that helps in improving insulin resistance and decreasing the risk of developing further complications.

If dietary changes and exercise fail to manage polycystic ovary syndrome then the medication is prescribed to improve the condition and optimize a woman’s chances of conceiving a baby.

预约:

If you have concerns about irregular menstrual cycles, infertility, 以及其他多囊卵巢综合征的症状, schedule a consultation with our Gynecology Specialists at 迪拜美国医院.