PCOS – or Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome is a common hormonal problem seen in women which can cause problems with irregular periods, weight gain, infertility, Gestational Diabetes, Type 2 Diabetes, etc. That is it is very crucial to seek PCOS treatment on time. Dr Hemi Soneja is a diabetes specialist doctor, Delhi who also provides PCOS treatment in delhi.
It is considered a metabolic problem which is closely related to body fat percentage. It is not just about your absolute weight but your body composition as well which plays a role in PCOS. Most women with PCOS have problems with excess weight or obesity but we would also see women who are underweight and have issues with PCOS, due to excess body fat percentage.
When we suspect somebody to have PCOS, we would need to do certain blood tests to look at different hormone levels in the body; also an ultrasound of the pelvis may be needed as well. Not everybody with irregular periods has PCOS, it is important to rule out other hormonal disorders as well.
Management of PCOS depends greatly on the symptoms or problems caused due to it. Lifestyle modifications including healthy diet and exercise are the mainstay of management of PCOS. In addition, certain medications can help with PCOS over a long term. The PCOS treatment in delhi also depends on which phase of life you are in and if you are at the higher risk of developing other medical problems in addition as well. Certain women if they are having problems with fertility, might need help in the form of ovulation induction therapy or IVF as well.