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Category Archives: PCOS

Why PCOS Crisis Is Rising Among Indian Women

According to a study conducted by Metropolis Healthcare, one in five Indian women suffer from polycystic ovarian syndrome, a condition characterised by unbalanced hormone levels in the body. This leads to the growth of benign cysts on the ovaries and can cause problems in the menstrual cycle, fertility, cardiac function, and appearance. PCOS: Symptoms Women…
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Other Causes of Missed Periods – Reasons, Tests, Treatment

Let us say your periods have stopped and you are NOT pregnant (your urine test has been negative for HCG) and it's been more than 3 months since you last got your period you have what is called amenorrhea, or secondary amenorrhea to be precise. “Women complain about premenstrual syndrome, but I think of it…
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PCOS Epidemic – Causes Infertility, Excess Hair, Acne etc

In the earlier decades it was rare to see a woman with PCOS but in the present scenario 10 to 20 percent of women have Polycystic Ovary Syndrome. In younger women the number is even higher, qualifying this as an epidemic. What is PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome)? PCOS refers to multiple cysts on the ovaries.…
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Life As A PCOS Patient And My Efforts To Conquer It

My life turned upside down when I was told I have PCOS. Flashback of so many memories floated my mind. 10th grade. Back then being a tomboy was all cool. Watching football, getting into arguments with guys a.k.a. being like Anjali from Kuch Kuch Hota Hai was the dream! I didn’t mind being called a…
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