PCOD is a common endocrine disorder caused by an imbalance in female hormones. This imbalance can be caused by several factors including lifestyle like unhealthy and untimely food and excessive stress.
Patients notice symptoms like rapid weight gain, male pattern hair growth and abnormal menstruation.
The main concern with PCOD is infertility and high chances of getting Diabetes. There is also a high risk of uterine cancer.
If you think you have symptoms of PCOD, make sure you are screened by your primary doctor and follow up with a gynecologist.
Lifestyle changes along with medications and close monitoring of hormones can help manage the disease.