Polycystic ovary syndrome
PCOS is a hormonal disease in women, primarily affecting the ovary, but it can also extend to other organs. It is a metabolic disorder with short-term and long-term complications, the problem of many women, today's leading reason of sterility. PCOS in considered to be the disease of women between the age of 13 and 30, but it can appear at any age. Unfortunately, using contraceptive pills can mask the symptoms.
Although PCOS is very common, its diagnosis is not easy. It is present, if any 2 out of the following 3 symptoms are met:
- Disorder in the maturation of the ovum
- overproduction of male hormones in the female body
- the ultrasound picture of PCOS
If you experience such symptoms, book an appointment for an examination!
The consequences of PCOS
Today it is already known that PCOS is of genetic origin, the development and clinical aspect of which is strongly influenced by environmental factors. It also carries the risk of other metabolic disorders, such as menstrual disorders, increased growth of hair, acne, sterility, miscarriage, high blood pressure, fat metabolism disorder (obesity), cardiologic diseases, diabetes.
The treatment of PCOS
Polycystic ovary syndrome requires interdisciplinary co-operation in its diagnosis and its treatment. This is provided at our clinic, with endocrinologist, gynecologist, dermatologist and psychologist specialists all available.
We also possess the professional background required for the diagnosis. (ultrasound, laboratory analysis)