What happens when PCOS is left untreated?

Posted: September 5, 2021 By: Comment: 0
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PCOS is a disorder that affects 1 in 10 women of childbearing age, common symptoms are irregular periods, excess body hair, acne, etc, if not treated, which in the future leads to cancer and heart-related diseases.

The 4 types of PCOS: 

  1. Insulin-resistant PCOS
  2. Inflammatory PCOS
  3. Hidden-cause PCOS 
  4. Pill-induced PCOS.

The main causes of PCOS are Heredity, surplus insulin level, information of low grade.

Below we explain the types of PCOS, 

  1. Insulin-resistant PCOS: This is caused by very common reasons like exposure to pollution, stress, more sugar, and trans fat consumption, tobacco, and alcohol usage, etc.
  •  Avoid reaching a trigger point of diabetes, and stay away from sugar for 6-8 months, this is a slow process.

       2.  Pill-induced PCOS: Consult your doctor before adopting any birth control measures. This may lead to severe problems like irregular periods, facial hair growth, pills that suppress ovulation. A blood test shows increased levels of LH. Then it’s time to visit a doctor and take treatment accordingly.

      3. Inflammatory PCOS: inflammation leads to weight gain, causes infertility. 

  • Avoid wheat, milk, and milk products, consume plant-based food.

      4. Hidden causes PCOS: This is a simpler form of PCOS, the main causes are Iodine deficiency and a Vegetarian diet that lacks zinc, and iodine need for the ovary. 

Simple tips to reduce weight with PCOS

  1. Low carb diet
  2. Eat fermented food
  3. Get plenty of fiber
  4. Higher protein intake
  5. Practice mindful eating 

If you have tried with all-natural forms but nothing seems like working consider consulting a specialist immediately. PCOS doesn’t go on its own. There is no proper treatment, but can be treated based on major factors causing severe issues.

Complications of PCOS can include:

  • Miscarriage
  • Premature baby
  • Infertility
  • Gestational diabetes 
  • Abnormal uterine bleeding 
  • Early stages of cancer

PCOS DIET– what to eat? What not to eat?

A PCOS woman should include adequate nutrition daily, which promotes insulin levels and weight management.

  1. Food with a low glycemic index- nuts fruits, starchy vegetables, low carb meals, and mainly unprocessed food should be avoided.
  2. Anti-inflammatory diet- Extra virgin olive oil, fatty fish, berries, leafy food

According to many types of research, Regular physical activity and PCOS diet plan results in 

  • Weight loss
  • proper cholesterol level
  • Reduce levels of progesterone
  • Regular periods

When to consult a doctor?

  • Excessive hair fall
  • Facial hair 
  • Acne
  • Irregular periods

PCOS is a disorder that affects women of reproductive age. There is no exact reason known yet, as per the records, 5% to 10% of age group 12-45 years, women are affected.

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