One out of every 10 women of childbearing age will suffer from polycystic ovary syndrome, or PCOS. This hormonal and metabolic problem can cause life-altering side effects, including weight gain and infertility. Women with PCOS need a compassionate and knowledgeable medical team to help guide them through this condition. Dr. Kompal Gadh of the Advanced OBGYN Institute, with clinics in Weston and Pembroke Pines, Florida, understand the complexities of this disease, and can help women manage their symptoms and achieve their health goals in spite of their diagnosis.
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) occurs when a woman has an imbalance in reproductive hormones. While the actual cause is unknown, most women with PCOS have high levels of insulin and high levels of androgens (male hormones) in their blood. The condition limits ovulation, which causes infertility. It's the leading cause of female infertility.
Most women discover they have PCOS when they can't get pregnant and visit their doctor for help. However, infertility is just one symptom. Other symptoms include:
Women experiencing these symptoms should make an appointment with the Advanced OBGYN Institute to discuss PCOS with their qualified team.
Yes! While infertility is a common symptom of PCOS, with proper treatment, women with PCOS can get pregnant. That's why it's so important to schedule an appointment with the Advanced OBGYN Institute to learn how to manage PCOS.
PCOS has been linked to a number of other health problems, including:
Proper management of the disease with the help of Dr. Gadh can help limit the risk of these complications.
PCOS has no cure, but women can manage their symptoms with lifestyle changes and medications. Lifestyle changes may include:
In addition, medications for symptoms include:
Because PCOS is a complicated disease that affects each patient in a different way, the treatment is tailored to each woman and her goals. The team at the Advanced OBGYN Institute can help women reach their goals and manage their PCOS symptoms. Make an appointment today.
At Advanced OB / GYN Institute, we accept most major insurance plans. Please contact our office if you do not see your provider listed.
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