What you should know before booking a polycystic ovarian disease package?
Polycystic ovary disease (PCOD) or Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), is a hormonal problem that affects females. Many women have PCOD but don’t get to know it. As the word suggests “polycystic” means “many cysts.” PCOS is a “syndrome,” or group of symptoms that affects the ovaries and ovulation. It is the leading cause of female infertility. Its three main features are: • Cysts in the ovaries • High levels of male hormones • Irregular or skipped periods Other symptoms of the condition are acne, hair growth, weight gain, and dark skin patches. PCOS can also put you at risk for other conditions, such as diabetes. One must take PCOD and its influence on quality of life seriously as it affects many women across the world. The sooner you find out that you have PCOD, the sooner you can start treatment. The exact cause of PCOD is unknown. Early diagnosis and treatment may reduce the risk of long-term complications such as diabetes and heart disease. Blood tests at regular intervals are must to check for sugar levels as you may have a chance of developing diabetes. There is no single test that can diagnose PCOD. To confirm the presence of PCOD doctor needs to check for medical history, physical examination, and blood tests that measure hormone, cholesterol, and glucose levels.1mglabs offers packages involving group of blood tests which can help diagnose PCOD. Results will help your doctor to manage your PCOD symptoms and become as healthy as you can be. Regular follow-up with your healthcare provider is important to make sure of your well-being. Diagnosis at an early stage and long term management can help control this disease.