Polycystic ovarian syndrome is a common hormonal imbalance condition. Where women’s ovaries have small cysts which lead to imbalance of hormones like estrogen and progesterone. PCOS symptoms vary from women to women.
Here are some common symptoms of PCOS
- Irregular periods
It is the most common symptom where menstrual cycle intervals are longer than 31 days.
2. Weight gain
PCO syndrome cause weight gain and upper body and abdomen hence it is difficult to lose weight.
3. Excess male hormones
High levels of male hormones compared to female hormones are one of the key symptoms of PCOS problem.
4. Unwanted facial and chin hair growth
Growing significant hair on your chin sideburns upper lips and also having patches of darkened skin on back neck is one of the major symptoms of PCOS.
5. Thinning of hair some
Women with PCOS have male pattern baldness where they lose hair from scalp.
PCOS are the leading cause of infertility or difficulty in conceiving due to lack of ovulation.
7. Acne or skin tags
The excess hormones caused by PCOS results in acne or skin tags.
8. Insulin resistance
PCOS is linked with insulin resistance where cells are unable to use insulin leading to type 2 diabetes.
9. Depression or anger mood
Disorders like anxiety depression or anger can all be caused by PCOS.
10. Pelvic pain
In some women PCOS can also cause pelvic pain.