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All you need to know Stein-Leventhal Syndrome

About

Stein-Leventhal Syndrome also known as polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a hormonal disorder common among women of reproductive age. Patients with PCOS may have rare or prolonged menstrual periods and an overabundance of male hormone (androgen) levels. The ovaries may develop various little accumulations of cysts and fail to routinely ovulate.

The exact causes of PCOS are unclear. Early diagnosis and treatment alongside weight reduction may decrease the danger of long-term complexities. Long-term effects include type 2 diabetes and heart disease.1

- Can’t be cured.
- Treatment can help to manage symptoms.
- A chronic condition, that lasts lifelong.

Symptoms of PCOS regularly develop around the time of the first menstrual period amid adolescence. At times PCOS grows later in cases of substantial weight gain.
The time of onset of PCOS vary from patient to patient.

Symptoms

- Irregular periods- either abnormal or no menstruation at all or prolonged and heavy periods.
- Obesity or weight gain.
- Acne or oily skin.
- Cysts in ovaries
- Infertility.
- Depression
- Excess of androgen levels, and increased facial hair.

Treatment

Self-care: Weight-loss by following a low-calorie or balanced diet and doing moderate exercise.

Medication: The doctor might prescribe combination birth-control pills,gonadotropins and progestin therapy along with diabetes medication among others.

Specialists: The specialist may perform a pelvic exam, blood tests and an ultrasound to diagnose the condition. The treatment focuses on effective management of symptoms.

For severe cases, consult a doctor.
At mfine, you are assured to get a holistic treatment plan for optimum health.

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