PCOS: A MULTIFACTORIAL HEALTH PROBLEM WITH FEMALES
Nautiyal Himani*, Md. Shane Ali, Bisht Akansha, Aswal Shivani, Joshi Girish and Kumar Ashok
Polycystic ovarian syndrome, also known as Stein-Leventhal syndrome is a common endocrine and metabolic disorder which is affecting women of reproductive age. The syndrome has complex pattern and multifaced etiology producing imbalance of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis, thyroid involvement and metabolic syndrome (insulin resistance). PCOS is a common disorder that causes changes in hormone levels or that disrupts the hormone, typically giving up a higher than the normal level of certain sex hormones and insulin, which can triggers the many different symptoms including irregular periods, excess body hair, and/or obesity, acne weight gain, infertility as well as other cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors. As a whole PCOD is a route of various health problems in female. It is a life style disorder as the people who are not involved in physical activity and resideing in stressfull environment are more prone to disorder as compare with physically active persons.
Keywords: Polycystic ovarian syndrome, Female metabolic syndrome, 'Stein-Leventhal Syndrome'.
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