PCOS thesis paper
Eng 110- 11am
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome I myself have struggled with issues for years before I was diagnosed correctly. PCOS can affect many different things in women going from producing male hormones to the inability to conceive. I found that research is becoming more descriptive and in depth as time goes on. Researchers are still looking into PCOS and are still working on what may be the real cause of PCOS. Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome is a heath disorder that affects females, and is a more common disorder in women than most people realize.
What cause polycystic Ovarian Syndrome? “Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a heterogeneous hormone-imbalance disorder that occurs in…show more content… What is a cyst? A cyst is a sac or bubble that is filled with fluid. Some cyst can be uncomfortable and cause extensive pain when they rupture, however in this instant and in most cases they are not harmful to the body and once ruptured the pain normally ends. What are some of the symptoms caused by PCOS? Some of the most common symptoms are missed or irregular periods, meaning you can go months at a time without having a menstrual cycle, also many small cysts form in and on their ovaries. According to the PCOS fact sheet, ’infertility (inability to get pregnant) because of not ovulating, is the most common cause of female infertility”. Since the body produces these male hormones it can cause women to have (”Hirsutism”) excessive body and facial hair on the toes and knuckles that face, back and stomach. Weight is also a struggle for females causing extra weight in the torso area or even more serious causing obesity. “Studies abroad have reported that the prevalence of obesity in women with PCOS is quite high sometimes as high as 80%.”(Sen) PCOS, is one of the most common endocrine disorders in women PCOS can aid and cause depression and anxiety because of the hormonal imbalance. Some of the symptoms can be less serious like acne, balding and “excess flaps of skin in the armpits or neck area”, but the symptoms can lead to other