Polycystic Ovary Syndrome is a condition affecting a woman’s Menstrual cycle, Fertility, Hormones and Appearance. 1 in 3 women in India suffer from Polycystic ovary syndrome. It is not a disease. Women suffering from PCOS may not have all the symptoms and signs, hence named as PCOS.

Polycystic ovaries are large ovaries with multiple  follicles


  • It runs in the families
  • Insulin resistance resulting in abnormal hormone levels


  • Irregular period or no period
  • Unwanted facial or body hair (Hirsutism)
  • Obesity
  • Reduced Fertility
  • Acne or oily skin
  • Depression and mood swings


  • Clinical history
  • Ultrasound Diagnosis
  • Blood test for Hormone levels


  • Weight loss
  • Hair removal
  • Medical and Surgical treatment

It also involves some long term health risks which includes

  • Diabetes
  • High blood pressure
  • Heart disease
  • Cancer of the Uterus

These long term health risks can be avoided by a Healthy life style and Regular Health check ups .