Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) occurs when the ovaries produce androgen in high amounts than required causing a hormonal imbalance. This gets in the way of the development and release of eggs. Some eggs then develop into cysts i.e little sacs filled with liquid. These cysts are not released during ovulation, build up in the ovaries and sometimes, even increase in size. Polycystic means many cysts. PCOS is a disorder of the endocrine and metabolic systems.
While the exact cause of PCOS is not known, some of the factors that cause PCOS are as below –
Your gynaecologist will chart out the best treatment for you based on your symptoms, medical history and other health conditions